The definitive guide to the titled families of the United Kingdom. Now in its 144th edition, and currently published every three years, Debrett's Peerage & Baronetage provides the definitive genealogical guide to Britain's titled families. John Debrett first put his name to The Correct Peerage of England, Scotland and Ireland in 1802, having taken over the editorship from his employer, John Almon. It then consisted of two small volumes. Now standing at over 3000 pages, Debrett's is the ultimate reference book on Britain's aristocracy. Since the last edition in 2000, the deaths of 52 peers have been recorded (of which 4 titles have become dormant or extinct), and the deaths of 42 life peers. One hereditary peerage has gone into abeyance, and the biographies of 142 new life peers are included. Of the Baronetage, 41 deaths have been recorded, and of these 4 titles have become dormant or extinct.Biografía del autor:
Charles Kidd joined Debrett in 1977 and became Editor of Debrett's Peerage in 1980 - the ninth editor since the death of John Debrett in 1822. He is the author of a number of books, and in 2000 was elected a Fellow of the Society of Genealogists. He lives in London. Charles Williamson joined Debrett as co-editor in 1983. He is the author of many books, including Debrett's Kings and Queens of Britain, and is a Fellow of the Society of Genealogists and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.
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Descripción Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 2003. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0333660935