Peerage (disambiguation)

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A peerage is a legal system comprising hereditary titles in various European countries.

Peerage may also refer to:


  • Burke's Peerage, publishes guides to the royal and titled families of the United Kingdom and many other countries
  • Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage includes a short history of the family of each titleholder edited by Charles Kidd
  • The Complete Peerage, a comprehensive and magisterial work on the titled aristocracy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and, later, the United Kingdom and Ireland
  • The Pixilated Peeress, a 1991 fantasy novel written by L. Sprague de Camp and Catherine Crook de Camp
  • The Scots Peerage, compiled and edited by James Balfour Paul

Other uses[edit]

  • Peerage Act 1963, allowing women peers and Scottish hereditary peers to sit in the House of Lords, and newly inherited hereditary peerages to be "disclaimed"

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