Examples of peerage in a Sentence
He was given the peerage after years of devoted service to the community.
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John Robert Russell, the 13th Duke of Bedford, might have simply passed through a comfortable life in the British peerage if not for the fact that his ancient family was nearly bankrupt following the deaths of his father and grandfather.
Chen Feng, the firm’s chairman and founder, has the Chinese political titles that are the equivalent of a peerage or knighthood.
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