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  Wikipedia: Duke
In the United Kingdom, the current royal dukes are HRH the Prince of Wales, who is Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay; HRH the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip), HRH the Duke of York (Prince Andrew), HRH the Duke of Gloucester (Prince Richard), and HRH the Duke of Kent (Prince Edward).
Under the November 20 1917 Letters Patent of King George V, the titular dignity of Prince/Princess and the style Royal Highness are restricted to the sons of a Sovereign, the sons of a Sovereign's sons, and the eldest living son of the eldest son of a Prince of Wales.
The heir apparent to the Belgian throne is styled Duke of Brabant.
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 Duke - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The term duke is a title of nobility which refers tothe sovereign male ruler of a Continental European duchy, to a nobleman of the highest grade of the British peerage, or to the highest rank of nobility in various other European countries, includingSpain and France (in Italy, principe is held to be the highest grade).
In the United Kingdom, the current royal dukes are HRH The Prince of Wales, who is Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay; HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (The PrincePhilip), HRH The Duke of York (The PrinceAndrew), HRH The Duke ofGloucester (Prince Richard), and HRH TheDuke of Kent (Prince Edward).
For example, when the current Duke of Gloucester and Duke of Kent aresucceeded by their eldest sons, the Earl of Ulster and the Earl of St. Andrews, respectively, those peerages (or rather, the1928 and 1934 creations of them) will cease to beroyal dukedoms, instead the title holders will become Dukes of Blood Royal.
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In the 19th century, the sovereign dukes of Parma and Modena in Italy, and of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Anhalt, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Saxe-Meiningen, and Saxe-Altenburg in Germany survived Napoleon's reorganization.
In the United Kingdom, the current royal dukes are The Prince of Wales, who is Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay; HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (The Prince Philip), HRH The Duke of York (The Prince Andrew), HRH The Duke of Gloucester (Prince Richard), and HRH The Duke of Kent (Prince Edward).
For example, when the current Duke of Gloucester and Duke of Kent are succeeded by their eldest sons, the Earl of Ulster and the Earl of St. Andrews, respectively, those peerages (or rather, the 1928 and 1934 creations of them) will cease to be royal dukedoms, instead the title holders will become ordinary, 'garden' Dukes.
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 Duke articles and news from Start Learning Now   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the 19th century, the sovereign dukes of Parma%2C ItalyParma and Modena in Italy, and of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Anhalt, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Saxe-Meiningen, and Saxe-Altenburg in Germany survived Napoleon's reorganization.
In the United Kingdom, a royal duke is a duke who is a member of the British Royal Family, entitled to the Royal and noble stylesstyle of Royal Highness.
Under the 20 NovemberNovember 20, 1917, Letters Patent of King George V of the United KingdomGeorge V, the titular dignity of Prince/Princess and the style Royal Highness are restricted to the sons of a Sovereign, the sons of a Sovereign's sons, and the eldest living son of the eldest son of a Prince of Wales.
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The territorial designations of these dukedoms refer to four of the Provinces of Sweden; more about them can be read at Dukes of Swedish Provinces.
The Germanic Franks converted under Roman influence the Germanic concept of Herzog (literally: "war-leader"), the temporarily elected general for a major expedition of warfare, into military governors for units of up to a dozen counties.
Although since the unification of Italy in the 1870,there have no longer been any sovereign duchies— Luxembourg is a grand duchy)— sovereign dukes of Parma and Modena in Italy, and of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Anhalt, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Saxe-Meiningen, and Saxe-Altenburg in Germany survived Napoleon's reorganization.
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The hazards of Duke: populism and Louisiana's ghosts.
Duke's denial of his past is a clever position...
The Germanic Franks converted under Roman influence the Germanic concept of Herzog (literally: "war-leader", commonly translated as "duke"), the temporarily elected general for a major expedition of warfare, into military governors for units of up to a dozen counties.
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 Lists of office-holders - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
lists of people in various offices and positions, including heads of states or of subnational entities (in no particular order).
Current incumbents may also be found in the countries' articles (main article and "Politics of") and the list of national leaders, recent changes on 2004 in politics, and past leaders on State leaders by year.
Dukes of Savoy, Kings of Sardinia, and Kings of Italy from 1861
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 Easy Encyclopedia - Online Encyclopedia. Knowledge is Power
All Swedish princes since 1772 and, since 1980, princesses are given a dukedom for life.
Currently, there are one duke and two duchesses: HRH the Duchess of Västergötland(Crown Princess Victoria), HRH the Duke of Värmland(Prince Carl Philip) and HRH the Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland(Princess Madeleine).
The territorial designations of these dukedoms refer to three of the twenty-five counties of Sweden.
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 MARQUESS, OR MARQUIS - LoveToKnow Article on MARQUESS, OR MARQUIS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
See, for list and full titles of the tracts, related documents, and discussion of the authorship, E. Arbers Introductory Sketch to the Martin Marprelate Controversy (1880), which, however, gives no connected account of the matter.
In the British peerage it is the second in order and therefore next to duke.
on the ist of December 1385 and assigned precedence between dukes and earls.
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 Duke - Unipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Duke of Savoy (although Haute Savoie is now part of France, the Dukes of Savoy were Princes of the Holy Roman Empire, not peers of France.)
Gene Chandler (known as "The Duke of Earl")
The style duke has, like many high nobility titles, also been used to render non-European styles that are seen, by analogy, as roughly equivalent, especially in hierarchic aristocracies as in Japan.
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The welcome page of Duke University - Ranked in the top 10 of U.S. universities, Duke University is composed of nine schools: Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Fuqua School of Business, Nicholas...
the Duke TIP Alumni Association is to promote active communication and relationships among alumni and the larger Duke TIP community and to support the mission of Duke TIP...
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 Jean Bodin
The United Catholics was an association of Catholic nobles that allied with Duke Henry of Guise, advocated the reunification of the faith, and strove towards religious concord in France.
The death of Duke François-Hercule, the youngest brother of the king, raised dynastic problems: the presumptive heir, Henry of Navarre, was the leader of the Huguenots, and he was related to Henri III to the 22
As all historians understand, in order to fully and accurately understand an author, it is necessary to place his work squarely within the context and debates of his historical period.
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 British Titles of Nobility
To which are Prefixed, the Established Order of Precedency, and an English Translation of the Mottoes.
We discussed it on the mailing list at length and made careful notes of which editions used which titles, and concluded that all the errors derive from the 1st American edition.
Duke of Buckingham, who inherited it from his mother, Katherine Manners, and who died childless in 1687; the barony was eventually terminated upon Charlotte Boyle, wife of a younger son of the 1
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 Bill Dukes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There were no Anglo-Saxon dukes; the Middle English duke derives from the Old French duc, which in turn came from the Latin dux / ducis deriving from the verb ducere, meaning "to lead".
When this title appearedin the Carolingian empire, dukes ruled over non-Frankish nations (dukes ofthe Alamans, of the Bavarians, of the Aquitans), while counts ruled over a region in the Frankish realm.
In the United Kingdom, the current royal dukes...
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 alt.talk.royalty FAQ: British royalty and nobility
The list is circulated privately to members of the royal family (who refer to it as the 'printed list') and it is not published elsewhere.
An order of succession is a mechanism or algorithm that determines the new sovereign at the time the old sovereign dies.
George was Duke of Edinburgh from 1751 until 1760 when he acceded to the throne as King George III and all his honours merged in the Crown.
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 roleplaying tips for roleplayers and gamemaster roleplaying advice for all roleplaying systems and rpgs
Because the nobility functioned as a ruling and warrior class, such a hierarchy was necessary in order to establish a chain of command.
Duke, Count, Marquis, Viscount and other French-sounding titles came from Rome via the Normans (who came from France); under the Roman Empire, these were titles given to provincial officials with certain roles.
Inbreeding, as someone on another mailing list pointed out to me, is not a problem when the breeding stock is not flawed; unfortunately, some noble lines do have genetic flaws, and inbreeding concentrates those bad genes and makes them more likely to manifest in conditions like haemophilia.
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 Duke - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
Currently, there are twenty-seven dukedoms in the peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, held by twenty-four persons (see List_of_Dukes_in_order_of_precedence).
The heir_apparent to the Belgian throne is styled Duke_of_Brabant.
The dissolution tendency was counteracted by the appointment of younger sons of the 's tax incomes of their duchy to found their military force.
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 West Kingdom Awards List
Additionally, most awards that begin with "Order of" or "Order of the" have had those words removed in order to shorten the entry.
If you would like a printout of the Award List, or the Order of Precedence, a new listing is generated before each Coronation and a subset for the Principalities for Investitures, for the Award Lists.
List of all holders of a specific award (members of an Order...) (examples: all Dukes & Duchesses of the West; all members of the Order of Chivalry; all holders of the Pied d'Argent...)
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 order of precedence - OneLook Dictionary Search
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 Duke auction - an AuKT.net auctions page
In the United Kingdom, the current royal dukes are HRH The Prince of Wales, who is Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay; (*****) (The Prince Philip), (*****) (The Prince Andrew), (*****) (Prince Richard), and (*****) (Prince Edward).
Similarly, upon the death of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught (1850-1942), the third son of Queen Victoria, his only male-line grandson, (*****) (1914-1942), briefly succeeded to his peerages.
- David Bowie (known as "The Thin White Duke")
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 List of Dukes - Wikpedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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It has been proposed below that List of Dukes be renamed and moved to List of Dukes of the Peerages.
This page was last modified 21:04, 20 Apr 2005.
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