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  Lord of Parliament
Therefore, the Scottish equivalent to the English baron is the Lord of Parliament.
Children of Lords of Parliament and female holders of Lordships of Parliament are styled The Honourable [Forename] [Surname], except that the heir apparent is styled The Master of [peerage title].
The House of Lords Act 1999 removed the entitlement of Lords of Parliament to actually sit in Parliament, and no provision was made for Lords of Parliament to be specially represented in the current Scottish Parliament.
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Der Lord of Parliament ist das schottische Aquivalent zum englischen Baron.
Der Begriff Lord of Parliament existiert nur in der mannlichen Form und hat keine weibliche Entsprechung.
Die Verleihung von Titeln eines Lord of Parliament endete als Schottland und England 1707 zu Grossbritannien vereinigt wurden.
www.ihrenachrichten.de /nachrichten/Wikipedia.org/2005/01/12/Lord_of_Parliament.html   (144 words)

 Errors in Burke's Peerage
In the entry of Lord Claud Hamilton he is given the title of 1st Baron Paisley, and this is explained as being granted with the barony of Paisley on 29 July 1587.
Lord Claud, as a younger son of a Duke (the Duke of Chatellerault, a French dukedom), took precedence of a Viscount, and sat in the Scots Parliament as Lord of Paisley both before and after his peerage title of Lord Paisley was bestowed on him.
Burke's Peerage does correctly use "Henry, 3rd Lord Sinclair" in the Sinclair entry, but describes his wife Margaret as the daughter of the 1st Earl of Bothwell, whereas she was the daughter of the Master of Hailes, father of the 1st Earl, and was thus the sister, not the daughter, of the 1st Earl.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Lord Chancellor   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, or Lord Chancellor and prior to the Union the Chancellor of England and the Lord Chancellor of Scotland, is a senior and important functionary in the government of the United Kingdom, and its predecessor states.
The Lord Chancellor is also involved in the annual ceremony known as the State Opening of Parliament, during which the Sovereign delivers the Speech from the Throne (also known as the King's or Queen's Speech), outlining the agenda of the Government for the upcoming parliamentary session.
The Lord Chancellor is entitled to an annual emolument of £207,736 and to an annual pension of £103,868.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Lord-Chancellor/%27s-Department   (2120 words)

 Sempill - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1505-1572), assisted the Scottish regent, Mary of Lorraine, in her struggle with the lords of the congregation, and was afterwards one of the partisans of Mary, queen of Scots; about 1566, however, he deserted the queen, against whom he fought at Carberry Hill and at Langside.
The title of Lord Sempill descended to Francis, the 8th lord (d.
She was succeeded by a cousin, William Forbes (1836-1905), a descendant of the 13th lord, who took the name of Forbes-Sempill; in 1905 his son, John Forbes-Sempill (b.
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 Parliament of the United Kingdom information - Search.com
Lords of Parliament are legally barred from voting in elections for members of the House of Commons; furthermore, the Sovereign by convention does not vote, although there is no statutory impediment.
Under the Parliament Act, if the House of Commons pass a public bill in two successive sessions, and the House of Lords rejects them both times, then the Commons may direct that the bill be presented to the Sovereign for his or her Assent, disregarding the rejection of the Bill in the House of Lords.
Parliament controls the executive by passing or rejecting its Bills and by forcing Ministers of the Crown to answer for their actions, either at "Question Time" or during meetings of the parliamentary committees.
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 House of Lords - WikiGadugi
A Lord of Appeal in Ordinary must retire at the age of 70, or, if his or her term is extended by the government, at the age of 75; after reaching such an age, the Law Lord cannot hear any further legal cases.
The Lord Chancellor was not only the Speaker of the House of Lords, but also a member of the Cabinet; his or her department, formerly the Lord Chancellor 's Department, is now called the Department for Constitutional Affairs.
In addition, the Lord Chancellor is the head of the judiciary of England and Wales, serving as the president of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.
en.wikigadugi.org /wiki/House_of_Lords   (7505 words)

 The National Archives | Exhibitions & Learning online | Citizenship | Glossary
Usually, part of the manor, known as the demesne, was retained by the lord for his own profit, while the remainder was granted to tenants in return either for rent or for services such as cultivating his demesne and attending the manorial court.
Lords could dispose of their villeins, just like other items of property, and ownership was also transferred as manors were bought and sold.
Although a lord protected his villeins (like any of his valuable possessions), villeinage was a form of slavery that gave those bound very few rights and their quality of life depended on the benevolence of his rule.
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk /pathways/citizenship/glossary.htm   (3879 words)

 Parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Parliament was another of the king's councils, though its role in government was less well defined than the privy council's and its summoning was intermittent.
In the early 17th century Parliament was less an institution than an event; it was convened when the king sought the aid of his subjects in the process of creating new laws or to provide extraordinary revenue.
Members of Parliament served the dual function of representing the views of the localities to the king and of representing the views of the king to the localities.
www.pccua.edu /keough/parliament.htm   (954 words)

 From Revolution to Reconstruction: Biographies: Lord North
In 1756, North was elected to Parliament from the single-member borough at Banbury.
Lord North intended on making a lesson of Massachusetts with the belief that the other colonies would not support her, but his assumptions were wrong.
Lord North was forced to declare the colonies in a state of rebellion.
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A lord of the manor isn't a lord.
A titled nobleman., whether a peer of the realm or not; a bishop, as a member of the House of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense, a boron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank.
-- Lord lieutenant, a representative of British royalty: the lord lieutenant of Ireland being the representative of royalty there, and exercising supreme administrative authority; the lord lieutenant of a county being a deputy to manage its military concerns, and also to nominate to the chancellor the justices of the peace for that county.
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 Gardiner: Constitutional Documents of the Puritan Revolution
The Earl of Arundel being committed by the King to the Tower, sitting the Parliament, the House was moved, to take the same into their consideration, and so to proceed therein, as they might give no just offence to His Majesty, and yet preserve the privilege of Parliament.
The Lord Keeper thereupon signified to the House, that he was commanded to deliver this message from His Majesty unto their Lordships, viz.
The petition of the Earl of Bristol, for his writ of summons, being referred to the Lords Committees for privileges, andc., the Earl of Hertford reported the same, on this manner, viz.
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 Peerage of Scotland@Everything2.com
During the first half of the fifteenth century, a number of these barons came to be regarded as in possession of the personal dignity of 'Lord of Parliament', and these Lords of Parliament, or greater Barons (Barones majores) came to be distinguished from the mere feudal Barons, known as the lesser barons (Barones minores).
One of the curiosities of Scottish Law was that the eldest son of a peer could also be a Lord of Parliament and thus entitled to take a seat in the Scottish Parliament under one of his father's subsidiary titles.
The heirs apparent of Scottish Earls, Marquesses and Viscounts were therefore to be found sitting alongside their fathers in the Scottish Parliament but it also had the curious effect of preventing the eldest sons of Scottish peers from sitting in the House of Commons for Scottish constituencies after the Act of Union.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Duke of Rothesay   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is the title mandated for use by the heir apparent when in Scotland, in preference of the English titles Duke of Cornwall (which also belongs to the eldest son of the monarch by right) and Prince of Wales (traditionally granted to the Heir Apparent of the United Kingdom).
Lord of the Isles, now a Scottish title of nobility, originally referred to a series of hybrid Viking/Gaelic rulers of the west coast and islands of Scotland in the Middle Ages, who wielded sea-power with fleets of galleys Although at times nominal vassals of the King of Norway...
The Lords of the Isles, of the MacDonald family, originally functioned as vassals of the Scottish – or Norwegian – Kings who ruled the Western Isles.
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 Ruthven - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: )
His eldest son William was killed at Flodden in 1513, and consequently his grandson William succeeded him in the title, and after holding the offices of extraordinary lord of session and keeper of the privy seal died in December 1552, leaving three sons.
He favoured the marriage of Mary with Darnley, and was the leader of the band which murdered Rizzio.
For his services he was created Lord Ruthven of Ettrick in 1639, earl of Forth in 1642 and earl of Brentford in 1644.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Ruthven   (695 words)

 Lord John Russell
Lord John Russell served as Prime Minister from 30 June 1846 to 21 February 1852 and from 29 October 1865 to 26 June 1866.
Russell, who entered Parliament in 1813 as the MP for Tavistock, during the 1820s persistently advocated both extending the franchise and granting political equality to Roman Catholics.
On the third attempt to push the legislation through parliament, Russell was the only man who knew of the Bill's contents: he was still trying to dry the ink on the proposals when he entered the House of Commons.
www.victorianweb.org /history/pms/russell.html   (594 words)

 Lord - definition from Biology-Online.org   (Site not responding. Last check: )
a titled nobleman, whether a peer of the realm or not; a bishop, as a member of the house of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense, a boron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank.
One of whom a fee or estate is held; the male owner of feudal land; as, the lord of the soil; the lord of the manor.
lord lieutenant, a representative of British royalty: the lord lieutenant of Ireland being the representative of royalty there, and exercising supreme administrative authority; the lord lieutenant of a county being a deputy to manage its military concerns, and also to nominate to the chancellor the justices of the peace for that county.
www.biology-online.org /dictionary/Lord   (550 words)

 Lords Hansard text for 28 Jun 2006 (60628-28)
Parliament could be prorogued for a relatively long time and the legislative process could be delayed for an extended period.
My Lords, we are at one on the question of effective pre-legislative scrutiny, but where I am bound to differ from the amendment is that it makes it quite clear that there is an obligation on Parliament with regard to this situation, which I am bound to have difficulties in accepting.
It would be for Parliament to make its decisions on what it required as time for proper pre-legislative scrutiny; it is not a matter for us to put in a Bill—and therefore an Act—given the fact that different circumstances and different orders might lead to different considerations as far as Parliament is concerned.
www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk /pa/ld199697/ldhansrd/pdvn/lds06/text/60628-28.htm   (1578 words)

 House of Lords   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Lords Spiritual are the two archbishops and 24 most senior bishops of the Church of England, while the Lords Temporal are 633 current Life Peers, the 90 Hereditary peersHereditary Peers and the two Great Officers of State.
Most importantly, it was during this King's reign that Parliament clearly separated into two distinct chambers: the House of Commons (consisting of the shire and borough representatives) and the House of Lords (consisting of the senior clergy and the nobility).
All women in the House of Lords are amongst the Lords Temporal; the Church of England does not presently permit the consecration of female bishops, though this issue is currently under consideration, with many observers expecting female bishops in the near future.T. May, 1st Baron.
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 History of the Monarchy > The Stuarts > Charles II
However, the Militia Act of 1661 vested control of the armed forces in the Crown, and Parliament agreed to an annual revenue of £1,200,000 (a persistent deficit of £400,000-500,000 remained, leading to difficulties for Charles in his foreign policy).
In the face of an Anglican Parliament's opposition, Charles was eventually forced to withdraw the Declaration in 1673.
Parliament's reaction to the Popish Plot of 1678 (an allegation by Titus Oates that Jesuit priests were conspiring to murder the King, and involving the Queen and the Lord Treasurer, Danby) was to impeach Danby and present a Bill to exclude James (Charles's younger brother and a Roman Catholic convert) from the succession.
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 Media briefing: opening programme
Her Majesty The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are met by the Lord Provost Lesley Hinds, Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh and Mr Hinds.
The Lord Lyon King of Arms, the Duke of Hamilton bearing the Crown of Scotland, The Queen, the Presiding Officer, the Deputy Presiding Officers, The Duke of Edinburgh, and the Captain General enter the Chamber.
The Lord Lyon King of Arms, followed by the Duke of Hamilton bearing the Crown of Scotland, processes in front of The Queen, the Presiding Officer, the Deputy Presiding Officers, The Duke of Edinburgh, and the Captain General leave the Chamber.
www.scottish.parliament.uk /nmCentre/news/news-04/pa04-062.htm   (2115 words)

About 1445, Sir Herbert Maxwell of Caerlaverock was created a Lord of Parliament, and in 1455, on the forfeiture of the Douglases, he was granted Eskdale and Carlisle, the second title being somewhat dubious as Carlisle remained steadfastly in English hands.
In 1513, John the fourth Lord Maxwell and three of his brothers fell at Floddon, and he was succeeded by his eldest son Robert who grew to be one of the most prominent and ablest men of his age.
It was this Lord Maxwell who introduced and secured the bill in the parliament of 1542 that gave the Scottish people the right to possess and read the Bible in the common tongue.
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 ipedia.com: Hereditary peer Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Scottish equivalent to the English barony is the "lordship of Parliament," the male holder thereof being known as a lord of Parliament.
In 1919, King George V issued an Order-in-Council suspending the Dukedom of Albany (together with its subsidiary peerages, the Earldom of Clarence and the Barony of Arklow), the Dukedom of Cumberland and Teviotdale (along with the Earldom of Armagh) and the Viscountcy of Taaffe (along with the Barony of Ballymote).
The Dukedom of Cornwall was held formerly by the eldest son of the King of England, and the Dukedom of Rothesay, the Earldom of Carrick, and certain non-peerage titles (Baron of Renfrew, Lord of the Isles and Prince and Great Steward of Scotland) by the eldest son of the King of Scotland.
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 BBC NEWS | Politics | Goldsmith defends his war secrecy
Lord Goldsmith's legal advice proved controversial in the run up to the Iraq conflict as anti-war campaigners questioned the legality of going to war without a new United Nations resolution.
Lord Goldsmith told the committee the leak had been damaging to the "public interest", but stressed that it had not surfaced before troops were engaged.
Lord Goldsmith said the armed forces did not want long legal advice before they went "over the top" but needed a clear yes or no answer on whether military action was lawful.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk_politics/4834678.stm   (582 words)

 Lord Castlereagh
This was not the case, and the summer of 1819 saw a series of large gatherings in favour of parliamentary reform, culminating in the massive public meeting at Manchester on 16th August 1819.
Lord Liverpool and his government made it clear that he fully supported the action of the magistrates and the Manchester and Salford Yeomanry.
In November 1819, Parliament was assembled and Castlereagh introduced in the House of Commons the severe measures that became known as the Six Acts.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /PRcastlereagh.htm   (1204 words)

 The Monarchy Today > The Royal Household > Official Royal posts > Lord Great Chamberlain
On ceremonial occasions, such as the State Opening of Parliament, the Lord Great Chamberlain and the Earl Marshal are responsible for meeting The Queen when she arrives at Parliament, and ensuring her wellbeing while in Parliament.
The Lord Great Chamberlain has jurisdiction, entrusted by the Sovereign, for areas of the Palace of Westminster which are not administered by the House of Lords and House of Commons.
After constant disputes, the House of Lords decided in 1902 that the office was jointly vested in the families of the Marquessate of Cholmondeley, the Earldom of Ancaster and the Marquessate of Lincolnshire.
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