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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
Estates sufficient to support the highest rank in the peerage were distributed among his illegitimate children.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The meanest hind was ennobled by the accolade of martyrdom to the loftiest peerage of the skies.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
The other notice which Sir William had given for a committee on peerage reform was not followed up.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
The satisfaction consequent on Pitt's accession to power faded at the news that he had accepted a peerage as Earl of Chatham.
George, who did not approve of a large increase in the peerage, was forced to yield to his minister's exigencies.