Debrett's Peerage

Description

Debrett’s Peerage contains a record of all the titled families in the United Kingdom, with details of their births, marriages and deaths. This edition, the eighth, is from 1812. Sir Walter Eliot reads it in Jane Austen's Persuasion to reassure himself of his own status and importance.

Full title:
The Peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Published:
1812, London
Format:
Book
Creator:
John Debrett
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
1578/6738

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