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Honours and titles in Britain.

Great Britain. Central Office of Information. Reference Division.

Honours and titles in Britain.

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Published by H.M.S.O. .
Written in English


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SeriesCentral Office of Information reference pamphlets -- 172
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Open LibraryOL19710409M

From to , the ruling house of Great Britain used titles and styles that were both native (British) and foreign (German). From to the sovereigns were members of the house of Brunswick-Luneburg, and until combined the British crown with the electoral ( to ) or royal ( to ) crown of Hanover.


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This article does not include military awards or the hereditary peerage. It is not a comprehensive guide. T he meaning of honours was at the forefront of a debate in between Jawaharlal Nehru and other nationalists on one side, and British officials on the other, about the fate of British honours and titles in an independent India.

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The peerage in the United Kingdom is a legal system comprising both hereditary and lifetime titles, composed of various noble ranks, and forming a constituent part of the British honours term peerage can be used both collectively to refer to the entire body of nobles (or a subdivision thereof), and individually to refer to a specific title (modern English language-style using an.

In the 20th century, the British Crown appointed aroundpeople to honours and titles. Throughout the century, this system expanded to include different kinds of people.

Toby Harper writes that the process nevertheless continues to be confusing and tells us little about who honorees really are.

In the twentieth century, the British Crown appointed around a hundred thousand people - military and civilian - in Britain and the British Empire to honours and titles.

For outsiders, and sometimes recipients too, these jumbles of letters are tantalizingly confusing: OM, MBE, GCVO, CH, KB, or CBE. Throughout the century, this system expanded to include different kinds of people, while also. Peers in the new Peerages of Great Britain and then the United Kingdom were entitled to sit in the House of Lords as well, and many holders of Scottish and Irish titles were given additional titles in the Peerages of Great Britain and then the United Kingdom to allow them to sit at Westminster (and for various other reasons; the monarchs of The.

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