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In other words, she had recently been raised to the position of Lord Winwood's second wife; his lordship conferring on the bride not only the honors of the peerage, but the additional distinction of being stepmother to his three single daughters, all older than herself.
His politeness for the fair sex has already been hinted at by Miss Rebecca Sharp--in a word, the whole baronetage, peerage, commonage of England, did not contain a more cunning, mean, selfish, foolish, disreputable old man.
A baronetcy was spoken of with confidence; a peerage was frequently mentioned.
Cadwallader was strong on the intended creation of peers: she had it for certain from her cousin that Truberry had gone over to the other side entirely at the instigation of his wife, who had scented peerages in the air from the very first introduction of the Reform question, and would sign her soul away to take precedence of her younger sister, who had married a baronet.
CONGRATULATIONS to Sir Alan Beith, the former Berwick MP, on the award of a peerage in yesterday's dissolution honours.
SIR Alan Sugar has congratulated former Birmingham City managing director Karren Brady after reports she is to receive a peerage.
LIB Dem Cabinet minister Danny Alexander has been branded a hypocrite for taking a PS10,000 donation from a wealthy backer who was handed a peerage.
Also selected for a peerage was the man behind the Ministry of Sound nightclubs.
In an exclusive interview about his new peerage, the headteacher said he had accepted the opportunity to sit in the House of Lords because it gave him the chance to continue to make a difference in society.
THE WIDOWof man kicked to death outside his home will be given a peerage.
DISGRACED MP Stephen Byers has come in for further criticism as it was revealed he will not receive a peerage.
There is no opportunity for me to divest myself of my life peerage.
Summary: Sir Alan Sugar is set to receive a peerage as part of a new enterprise role in Gordon Brown's Government.
A Tory was yesterday accused of "obtaining a peerage under false pretences" in a stinging attack by a leading Liberal Democrat.