Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The peerage can be complicated

The Duke of Leinster, an Irish peer, is also Marquess of KildareEarl of KildareEarl of OffalyViscount Leinster, of Taplow in the County of Buckingham, Baron Offaly and Baron Kildare, of Kildare in the County of Kildare. The viscounty of Leinster is in the Peerage of Great Britain, the barony of Kildare in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, and all other titles in the Peerage of Ireland.
Obviously, someone keeps up with all this.

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