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 Peerage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peers had the right to be tried by fellow peers in the Lord High Steward's Court and in the House of Lords; this privilege was abolished in 1948.
Finally, peers have the right to be exempt from civil arrest.
Peers are of five ranks: duke, marquess, earl, viscount and baron. /wiki/Peerage   (2554 words)

 Lord Spiritual - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
peers of the kingdom." On the other hand, the Encyclopedia Britannica of 1911 suggests, "the spiritual lords are not now regarded as peers."
The number of Spiritual peers has not increased significantly since the Dissolution of the Monasteries.
The occupants of the five great sees — Canterbury, York, London, Durham and Winchester — are always spiritual peers and Lords of Parliament. /wiki/Lord_Spiritual   (2554 words)

Peers and peeresses wear special coronets at coronatons of Sovereigns; depictions of these coronets also appear atop peers' armorial achievements.
Peers of England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom were automatically members of the House of Lords, subject only to age and citizenship qualifications.
The Sovereign him or herself cannot belong to the Peerage as "the fountain and source of all dignities cannot hold a dignity from himself" (opinion of the House of Lords in the Buckhurst Peerage Case). /encyclopedia/peerage   (2554 words)

 Shahar Peer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shahar Peer (born May 1, 1987, Maccabim, Israel) is a professional female tennis player.
In the Australian Open of 2004 Shahar Peer won the junior's championship, showing she has a bright future in front of her.
Shahar regrouped and played a terrific second set which she won 5-7. /wiki/Shahar_Peer   (224 words)

 Peer review - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peer review subjects an author's work or ideas to the scrutiny of one or more others who are experts in the field.
Peer review of scholars' work has existed at least since it was known as "The Inquisition of the Holy Roman and Catholic Church"; a principle task of which was to investigate "suspected novelties".
Peer review (known as refereeing in some academic fields) is a scholarly process used in the publication of manuscripts and in the awarding of funding for research. /wiki/Peer_review   (3780 words)

 Peer group - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A peer group is a group of people of approximately the same age, social status, and interests.
In Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Architecture, a peer group is a group of functional units in a given layer of a network in which all the functions performed by the functional units extend throughout the system at the same layer.
Some groups are socialized by peers rather than by their families or conventional institutions. /wiki/Peer_group   (107 words)

 Peerage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peers had the right to be tried by fellow peers in the Lord High Steward's Court and in the House of Lords; this privilege was abolished in 1948.
Normally, life peerages are granted to individuals nominated by the various political parties or by the House of Lords Appointments Commission.
Life peers created under the Appellate Jurisdiction Act are known as "lords of Appeal in Ordinary." They perform the judicial functions of the House of Lords and serve on the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. /wiki/Peerage   (107 words)

 Life peer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Life peers were to be chosen from senior judges, civil servants, senior officers of the British Army or Royal Navy, members of the House of Commons who had served for at least ten years, scientists, writers, artists, peers of Scotland and peers of Ireland.
A peer created under the Life Peerages Act has the right to sit in the House of Lords, provided he is twenty-one years of age, is not suffering punishment upon conviction for treason and is a citizen of the United Kingdom, of the Republic of Ireland or of a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
The number of Conservative and Labour life peers has in recent years been approximately the same; in 1999, there were 172 Conservative and 160 Labour life peers in the House of Lords, and at the beginning of May, 2004, there were 158 Conservative and 178 Labour life peers in the House of Lords. /wiki/Life_peer   (107 words)

 Talk:Peerage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peers were, historically, title holders entitled to be summoned to the House of Lords.
A further confusion, when hereditary peers were denied seats in the Lords Longford automatically received a Life Peerage along with all First Creations of Peers.
Personally I think they key word is "regarded" in the 1911 EB: someone who is not regarded as a peer must technically be one, otherwise the sentence would not make sense. /wiki/Talk:Peerage   (107 words)

 Representative peer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the United Kingdom, representative peers were individuals elected by the members of the Peerage of Scotland and the Peerage of Ireland to represent them in the British House of Lords.
The English peers feared that the House of Lords would be swamped by the Scottish element, and consequently arranged for the election of a small number of representative peers to represent Scotland.
Representative peers were introduced in 1707, when England and Scotland were united into the Kingdom of Great Britain. /wiki/Representative_peer   (2614 words)

Peer later said (inaccurately) that Rodgers “only knew, I think, two chords, on guitar,” but he was shrewd enough to see that Rodgers “was an individualist; he had his own style.” Peer responded equally quickly to the Carter Family.
Ralph Sylvester Peer was born in 1892 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Among the country music innovators whose success can be credited to Peer are Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family, both of whom Ralph Peer discovered, recorded, and managed. /inductees/ralph_peer.html   (2614 words)

 Peer pressure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peer pressure comprises a set of group dynamics whereby a group of people in which one feels comfortable may override the personal habits, individual moral inhibitions or idiosyncratic desires to impose a group norm of attitudes or behaviors.
The phrase Peer Pressure often carries a negative connotation, in particualar as it relates to adolescents being persuaded to partake in potentially harmful behavior, such as pre-marital sex, drug and alcohol use, and skipping school.
Although the causes of such events are hotly debated, peer pressure is also considered by many to be the root cause of several recent tradgedies in the United States involving young people, particularly the Columbine High School Massacre.sed434sd4324sdrg;kas j dfjoe;arjg owqi 4'jde rlokjg 'p dfs/ j /wiki/Peer_pressure   (277 words)

 Peer Gynt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Solveig, whom Peer met at a wedding and with whom he fell in love, comes to his cabin in the forest to live with him, but in time he leaves her and goes on with his travels.
The Strange Passenger wants to make use of Peer's corpse to find out where dreams have their seat.
Peer Gynt is the son of the once-highly-regarded Jon Gynt. /wiki/Peer_Gynt   (669 words)

 Encyclopedia: Hereditary peer
However, Edward IV introduced a procedure known as a writ of acceleration, whereby it is possible for the eldest son of a peer with multiple titles to sit in the House of Lords by virtue of one of his father's subsidiary dignities.
Prior to the House of Lords Act 1999, an hereditary peer could not disclaim a peerage after having applied for a writ of summons to Parliament; now, however, hereditary peers do not have the automatic right to a writ of summons to the House.
In this case, the peer's eldest son may use one of the father's subsidiary titles as a "courtesy title", but the son is not considered a peer in this situation. /encyclopedia/Hereditary-peer   (6714 words)

 PEERAGE - LoveToKnow Article on PEERAGE
The election is for life, and only those peers are entitled to vote at elections of representative peers who have proved their right of succession to the satisfaction of the lord chancellor, who issues his notice to that effect after each individual proof.
A man may be a peer and yet not a member of the House of Lords, a member of the House of Lords and yet not strictly a peer; though all peers (as the term is now understood) are members of the House of Lords either in esse or in posse.
Scottish and Irish peers, whether possessing seats in the House of Lords or not, are entitled to trial by peers, the same procedure being followed as in the case of members of the House of Lords. /P/PE/PEERAGE.htm   (14716 words)

 Ralph Peer Remembers Jimmie Rodgers
Ralph Peer was among the most important AandR directors of the 1920s and 1930s, first for Okeh and then for Victor.
The following article was written by Peer ca. /~peterf/ideas/jr-rpeer.htm   (14716 words)

 Peer (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A member of a peer group, people of the same age, status, or ability.
The head of a Sufi order, where peer is short for peer-e-tariqat, or "leader of the order".
Look up peer in Wiktionary, the free dictionary /wiki/Peer   (14716 words)

 Peer, Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On January 1st, 2004 Peer had a total population of 15,607 (7,932 males and 7,675 females).
Peer is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. /wiki/Peer,_Belgium   (14716 words)

 Peer Gynt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peer meets the Button-moulder, who maintains that Peer's soul must be melted down with other faulty goods unless he can explain when and where in life he has been "himself", and a character named the Lean one, who believes he cannot be accounted a real sinner who can be sent to hell.
Solveig, whom Peer met at a wedding, and fell in love with, comes to his cabin in the forest to live with him, but he leaves her and goes on with his travels.
Peer Gynt was written in Rome, on Ischia and in Sorrento. /wiki/Peer_Gynt   (14716 words)

Peers were, historically, title holders entitled to be summoned to the House of Lords.
Life peers (always barons or baronesses) are treated in every way like an ordinary peer, save that they cannot pass on their title to their heirs.
Since then, it has been composed of the life peers, the holders of particular hereditary offices of state (the Earl Marshal and the Lord Great Chamberlain), and about ninety hereditary peers elected by their colleagues to temporarily continue in office. /encyclopedia/p/pe/peerage.html   (14716 words)

A useful characteristic upon which to base a definition of life is that of descent with modification: the ability of a life form to produce offspring that are like its parent or parents, but with the possibility of some variation due to chance.
The question of whether life exists elsewhere in the universe remains open, but analyses such as the Drake equation have been used to estimate the probability of such life existing.
True Stories of Abortion - Seeks statements from woman who have had an abortion and who are willing to share their experiences for a pro-life a book to be published. /encyclopedia/article/Life.html   (14716 words)

 Definition of Peer
Peer (short for peer-e-tariqat, or "leader of the order") is also the title given to the head of Sufi orders.
A peer is a person of the same age, status, or ability as another specified person.
The list of authors can be found here. /dictionary/Peer.html   (14716 words) News
Maybelle Carter first recorded in 1927 with her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, A.P. and Sara Carter, in Bristol, Tenn. Produced by talent scout Ralph Peer, those recordings of the Carters and Jimmie Rodgers became known as the Bristol Sessions and are widely acknowledged as the single event that sparked the development and popularity of country music. /news/articles/1487205/20040521/carter_maybelle.jhtml?head...   (14716 words) Ralph Peer Article
Ralph Peer was born Ralph Sylvester Peer in Independence, Missouri.
Peer handed over the reins of his company to his son, Ralph Peer II, in the mid-50s and devoted himself to horticulture, growing and becoming an expert in camellias.
Peer was a talent scout, recording engineer and record producer in the field of country music in the 1920s and 1930s. /ralph_peer.html   (14716 words)

 PEER MUSIC HAMBURG - CLASSICAL: Topic of the month: July 1999
Ralph Peer, II is founder and honorary president of the ICMP (International Confederation of Music Publishers) and member of the advisory board of the Harry Fox Agency.
Ralph Peer, II is chairman and CEO of the largest privately owned music publishing house in the world.
Peer has developed a system which successfully ensures the maintenance of the variety of the international classical music traditions. /topicjul99.htm   (14716 words)

 peer review Reorganisation and Reduction of Working Time in France
The issue of achieving equal pay for equal work was clearly of paramount importance to all the peer countries, though examination of the transferability of the Belgian approach had to be seen in the context of the varying economic, social and political structures each country faced.
The peer country experts confirmed the central role of good information in being able to understand and tackle pay inequalities and there was much discussion on how key sources could be improved.
In addition to the host country, a further seven peer countries participated in the discussions: Denmark, Finland, Malta, Norway, Portugal, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. /en/belgium0203/BEL0203.htm   (14716 words)

 Peer (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A member of a peer group, people of the same age, status, or ability.
The head of a Sufi order, where peer is short for peer-e-tariqat, or "leader of the order".
If an article link referred you here, you might want to go back and fix it to point directly to the intended page. /wiki/Peer_(disambiguation)   (14716 words)

 The Hill School - Student life / Peer Counseling and Peer Tutoring
Peer counselors are trained students dedicated to The Hill School community and fellow classmates.
Peer tutors are available by appointment in the library every night of the week for students seeking additional assistance from his or her peers.
Supported by the peer counseling program, peer tutors are peer counselors who have achieved an average grade of a B or higher in the subject matter they wish to tutor. /home/content.asp?id=831   (14716 words)

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