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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 14


page 51


Born in Pay. Acres. Rental. Livings. Personalty left by Predecessor. Scotch Peerage. Irish Peerage. Title of Eldest Son.

In the above list fas in that for Scotland) only one Liberal Peer figures, both of these rare birds having by accident escaped through the meshes of the Tory Caucus, in whose bands the right of selection is placed.

The elective body for Irish Representative Peers consists of the 28 noblemen above named, of the Peers of the United Kingdom holding Irish Patents (who are 47 Tory to 37 Liberal), and of the Irish Peers (hereafter mentioned) who still remain uncalled to Legislative Rights.