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It was intended, instead, to be based on “peerage,” where all players are equal.How Four Upstarts Built and Crashed the Anti-Facebook|Jake Whitney|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Think aesthetics as politics, and academic credentials as peerage.‘Downton Abbey’ Democrats May Cost their Party the Senate|Lloyd Green|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Duchess is the highest rank in the English peerage (in descending order the ranks go duke, marquess, earl, viscount, and baron).Kate Middleton: Why Be a Duchess When You Can Be a Princess?|Tom Sykes|August 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But Blair has said publicly that he does not want a peerage.Tony Blair May Be Planning a Political Comeback but in What Role It’s Hard to Imagine|Peter Popham|May 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sir Robert was forced to give up the contest and be shelved with a peerage.The Wits and Beaux of Society|Grace & Philip Wharton
The peerage, "God bless our old nobility," acts like an anodyne on her.The Dodd Family Abroad, Vol. II.(of II)|Charles James Lever
Then, declining to take the oath of allegiance to Louis Philippe, he retired from the peerage, and gave up his pension.
No rising man, with ability to acquire a national reputation, will quit it for a peerage and a seat in the House of Lords.Thirty Years' View (Vol. I of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
She has bought a Peerage, and knows the pedigree of the whole Kew family.The Newcomes|William Makepeace Thackeray