Definition of 'peerage'
Example sentences containing 'peerage'
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
His entrepreneurial flair combined with a political career that earned him a knighthood and a peerage.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2015) The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
At least it might get you a peerage.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2009)
Are they not repaid if people do get peerages?Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Are loans repaid if people do not get peerages?Times, Sunday Times (2006)
There is no independent evidence to say whether the peerage offer was a cruel joke or the result of poor staff work.THE GUARDSMEN (2004) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Why shouldn't they be given peerages?Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2007)
If you accept a life peerage, you have some power for as long as you want.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
A life peerage is no longer a life sentence.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
I would rather have that than a knighthood or peerage.The Sun (2008)
City Academies could be given peerages.The Sun (2007) The Sun (2010)
How on earth does anyone think people got into the House of Lords before the invention of life peerages?The Sun (2006)
For an opposition in the Lords it is almost a throwback to the days when the hereditary peerage constituted a majority of the members of the House.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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