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Burkes Baronetcies 1844

Burkes Baronetcies 1844
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Burkes Extinct & Dormant Baronetcies 1844

A GENEALOGICAL AND HERALDIC HISTORY OF THE EXTINCT AND DORMANT BARONETCIES OF ENGLAND, IRELAND & SCOTLAND.
JOHN BURKE, ESQ. & JOHN BERNARD BURKE, ESQ. SECOND EDITION 1844. KING JAMES THE FIRST instituted the order of Baronet in 1611, two hundred and thirty years ago; and within that period, brief in the estimation of an antiquary, nearly a thousand patents have become obsolete; nearly a thousand Baronetcies have ceased to exist: not all, perhaps, become absolutely extinct, but all virtually so. The personages who enjoyed those honours have left behind them, however, numerous and widely spread connexions, who, although excluded, by the tenour of the royal grant, from their dignity, inherit, in many instances, their name, in more their lands, in all, their blood:

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