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Synonyms for baronetcy
the rank or dignity or position of a baronet or baroness
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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.
James I started it all by putting a price-tag on baronetcies
in the 17th century.
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.