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Lord High Steward

Keeper of England
Lieutenants of Counties

Mayor of London
Lords created ...
House of, first summoned

present edifice
severed from the Commons...
Marquis, first English
Master of the Rolls (first recorder) appointed
Militia formed...
National debt originated
Naturalization Act, first
Navy of England, first
Newspaper, English, first
Nobility, patents of, granted
Nonconformists arose

name first taken Oaths administered in England

on the Gospels

to Judges
of Allegiance (as altered) administered

of Abjuration administered... Palatine of Chester established

Durham established
Lancaster established ...

Durham and Lancaster abolished
Parishes, boundaries of, fixed
Penny Postage
Petition of Right
Poor Laws, first

Rates, present system established
Precedency established
Prince of Wales, first (born)
Privy Council instituted

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Quarter Sessions, Court, established
Queen's Bench, Court, received its name...
Recorder instituted
Reformation
Restoration
Revolution
Schools, Charity, established
Septennial Parliaments
Settlement Act passed
Sinking fund established
Stamp duties (first) instituted
Treaty, first English, made...
Trial by Jury instituted
Triennial Parliaments abolished
Union of England and Scotland

England and Wales

Great Britain and Ireland
United Parliament assembled
Vice-Chancellor, first, appointed
Vice-Chancellors, three, appointed
Wales represented
Yeomen instituted
York See created

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APPENDIX.

TABLE OF PRECEDENCE.

The Sovereign of the Realm.
The Sovereign's children and grandchildren
The Sovereign's brethren.
The Sovereign's uncles.
The Sovereign's nephews.
The Archbishop of Canterbury.
The Lord Chancellor or Keeper (if a Baron).
The Archbishop of York.
The Lord Treasurer
The Lord President of the Council (if Barons).
The Lord Privy Seal
The Lord Great Chamberlain.
The Lord High Constable.
The Lord Marshal.
The Lord Admiral.
The Lord Steward of the Household.
The Lord Chamberlain of the Household.
Dukes.
Marquesses.
Dukes' eldest sons.
Earls.
Marquesses' eldest sons.
Dukes' younger sons.
Viscounts.
Earls' eldest sons.
Marquesses' younger sons.
The Bishop of London.
The Bishop of Durham.
The Bishop of Winchester.
Other Bishops.
The Secretary of State (if a Baron).
Barons.
The Speaker of the House of Commons.
The Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal.
Viscounts' eldest sons.
Earls' younger sons.

Barons' eldest sons.
Knights of the Garter.
The Privy Councillors.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer.
The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
The Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench.
The Master of the Rolls.
The Chief Justice of the Common Pleas.
The Chief Baron of the Exchequer,
The Lords Justices of Appeal in Chancery.
The Vice-Chancellors.
The Judges and Barons of the Courts of Law.
The Commissioners of the Court of Bankruptcy.
Knights Bannerets royal.
Viscounts' younger sons.
Barons' younger sons.
Baronets.
Knights Bannerets.
Knights of the Bath.
The Attorney-General.
The Solicitor-General.
Serjeants-at-Law.
Knights Bachelors.
Baronets' eldest sons.
Knights' eldest sons.
Baronets' younger sons.
Knights' younger sons.
Colonels.
Doctors.
Esquires.
Gentlemen.
Yeomen.
Tradesmen.
Artificers.
Labourers.

N.B.-Married women and widows are entitled to the same rank among each other as their husbands would respectively have borne among themselves, unless such rank is merely professional or official; and unmarried women are entitled to the same rank as their eldest brothers would bear among men during the lives of their fathers.

J. AND W. RIDER, PRINTERS, LONDON.

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