baronetcy

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the rank or dignity or position of a baronet or baroness

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the title of a baron

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One of his principal characters, Bingo Little, bemoaned the fact that peerages were 'costing the deuce - even baronetcies have gone up frightfully nowadays, I am told'.
There is the occasional error: baronetcies are not the same as knighthoods.
Bungs for baronetcies were all the rage in the 17th century when they were in the gift of the king, and we have grown inured under countless corrupt modern administrations to people being rewarded for political partisanship.
Altogether, Lloyd George and his little helper cashed in on 73 baronetcies and a profitable number of viscounts.