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Marshal Soult, Duke of Dalmatia, Pres. of the Council.
The Queen. Alexandrina Victoria, born May 24, 1819; married, Feb. 10, 1840, to Prince Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emanuel, of Saxe Coburg and Gotha, born Aug. 26, 1819,
Princess Royal. Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa, born Nov. 21, 1840.
Princess Royal. Alice Maud Mary, born April 25, 1843.
A Royal Prince.
Alfred Ernest Albert, born August 6, 1844.
A Royal Princess. Helena Augusta Victoria, born May 25, 1846.
The Queen Dowager. Adelaide Amelia Louisa Teresa Caroline, widow of King William IV., sister of the reigning Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, born August 13, 1792.
Her Majesty's Mother. Victoria Maria Louisa, Princess Dowager of Leiningen, Duchess of Kent, born August 17, 1786.
Royal Princes and Princesses.
Ernest Augustus (King of Hanover), Duke of Cumberland, born June 5, 1771; married May 29, 1815, to Frederica Carolina Sophia Alexandrina, daughter of the Duke of Mecklenburgh-Strelitz, and widow of Frederic William, Prince of Solms-Braunfels, born March 2, 1778. Issue, George Frederic, born May 27, 1819.
Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge, born Feb. 24, 1774; married May 7, 1818, to Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, daughter of the Landgrave of Hesse, born July 25, 1797. Issue, George William, born March 26, 1819; Augusta Caroline, July 19, 1822; Mary Adelaide, Nov. 27, 1833. Mary, Duchess of Gloucester, born April 25, 1776.
Sophia, born November 3, 1777.
The Parliament of Great Britain consists of a House of Lords and a House of Commons.
HOUSE OF LORDS.
The House of Lords consists of Lords Temporal, who are Peers of the realm, and whose honors, immunities, and privileges, are hereditary; and Lords Spiritual, consisting of Archbishops and Bishops.
The House of Lords is composed of all the five orders of nobility of England, viz. dukes, marquises, earls, viscounts, and barons, who have attained the age of 21 years, and labor under no disqualification; of 16 representa2 English tive peers from Scotland; 28 representative peers from Ireland; archbishops and 24 bishops, and 4 representative Irish bishops.
A List of the House of Peers, with the Title, Family Name, Date of Creation, and Birth of the present Peer.
The Titles here given are those by which the Noblemen sit in the House of Peers. Those marked thus (*) are Scotch Representative Peers; thus (†), Irish Representative Peers. The Scotch representative peers are chosen for each Parliament, and those so designated in the following list were members of the last Parliament.
1682 1792 Bradford
A. Hamilt.-Douglas 1711 1767
Buckingham and R.P.T.N.B Chandos
Wm. S. Cavendish
Brooke & War'k
1822 1797 Burlington
G. Spenc.-Churchill 1702 1793 Carnarvon
Northumberland Hugh Percy [ard 1766 1785 †Charlemont
1814 1769 Cowper
1838 1797 Essex
1822 1785 Fortescue
1784 1792 Granville
†Clonbrock Cloncurry Colborne
[E. Charlemont, Ire.] 1837 1775 Grantley John C. Brabazon
[E. of Meath, Ire.] 1831 1772 Francis Geo. Spencer 1815 1802 Robert Jocelyn
Grey of Groby Grinstea 1
[E. of Roden, Ire.] 1821 1788 Harris
1608 1827 Heyte bury
W. F. S. Ponsonby
Chas. A. Murray
[E. Dunmore, Sc.] 1831 1841 Lovat Edw. W. Plunkett
Geo Talbot Rice
1461 1773 Lovell & Holl. 1780 1765 1841 1797 Lurgan 1806 1773 Lyndhurst 1756 1799 Lyttleton 1826 1798 Manners Maryborough
[E. Fife, Ire.] 1827 1776 A. James Plunkett [E. Fingall, Ire.] 1831 1791 George H. Chichester
[E. Clare, Ire.] 1799 1792 Thos. Henry Foley 1776 1808 Mendip J. G. W. Forester
[V. Falkland, Sc.] 1832 1803 Edw. A. W. Keane 1840 1815 Thomas Taylour
[M. Headfort, Ire.] 1831 1787 Valentine Browne
[E. Kenmare, Ire.] 1798 1788 George Kenyon 1788 1776 Wm. S. R. Kerr
[M. Lothian, Sc.] 1821 1832 William Geo. Hay
[E. Erroll, Sc.] 1831 1801 Robert King
[E. Kingston, Ire.] 1821 1796 F. A. Keith-Falconer
[E. Kintore, Sc.] 1838 1828 Henry Bickersteth 1836 1783
[E. Lauderdale, Sc.] 1806 1784 Chandos Leigh
Thomas A. Powys
Wm. H. T. Pery
1821 1801 1821
[E Limerick, Ire.] 1815 1812 Methuen