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XXVI TABLE OF PRECEDENCE. Viscounts' Eldest Sons. Earls' Younger Sons. Barons' Eldest Sons. Knights of the Garter, if not of Baronial rank. Privy Councillors. Chancellor of the Exchequer. Duchy of Lancaster. Lord Chief Justice of England. Master of the Rolls. Judge Ordinary (when in Court). Lords Justices of Appeal, according to seniority of appointment. Vice-Chancellors, according to seniority of ap- pointment. Judges of the High Court of Judicature, ac- cording to seniority of appointment. Judge of the Court of Probate. Chief Judge in Bankruptcy (when not of higher rank). Judge of the Admiralty Court Division. Viscounts' Younger Sons. Barons' ,, Baronets, according to date of Patent. Knights of the Thistle. ) St Pat 'ck f no ' Baronial rank. Knights Grand Cross of the Bath. ,, Commanders of the Star of India. Cross of St. Michael and St. George. ,, Commanders of the Indian Empire. Commanders of the Bath. ,, ,, ,, Star of India. ,, ,, St. Michael and St. George. ,, ,, Indian Empire. Knights Bachelors. Judges of County Courts of England, Wales, and Ireland,* according to seniority of appointment. Sergeants at Law. Masters in Chancery. Lunacy. Companions of the Bath. Star of India. ,, St. Michael and St. George. ,, the Indian Empire. Distinguished Service Order. Gentlemen of the Privy Chamber. Eldest Sons of the Younger Sons of Peers. ,, ,, Baronets. ,, ' Knights of the Garter. Thistle. ,, St Patrick. ), of Knights of the Bath. ,, Knights of the Star of India. ,, Knights of St. Michael and St. George. Sons of Knights of the Indian Empire. Knights Bache- lors. Younger Sons of the Younger Sons of Peers. ,, ,, Baronets. Esquires of the Sovereign's Body. Bath. by Creation. ,, Office. Younger Sons of Knights. Gentlemen of Coat Armour. Eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross take pre- cedence of eldest sons of Knights of the 2nd degree.

      • Divines, Naval and Military Officers, Mem-

bers of the Legal and Medical Professions, Graduates of Universities, and Citizens and Burgesses Stave no precedence as- signed to tliem, eitiierby statute or by any fixed principle. The QUEEN. ,, Princess of Wales. ,, Sovereign's Daughters. Wives of the Sovereign's Younger Sons. The Sovereign's Granddaughters. Wives of the Sovereign's Grandsons. The Sovereign's Sisters. Wives of the Sovereign's Brothers. The Sovereign's Aunts. Wives of the Sovereign's Uncles. The Sovereign's Nieces. Wives of the Sovereign's Nephews. Duchesses of England. ,, Scotland. ,, Great Britain. Ireland. the United Kingdom of Britain and of Ireland. WOMEN. Wives of the Eldest Sons of Dukes of the Blood Royal. Marchionesses of England. Scotland. ,, Great Britain. Ireland. the United Kingdom of Great Great Britain and of Ireland. Wives of the Eldest Sons of Dukes. Daughters of Dukes. Countesses of England. ,, Scotland. ,, Great Britain. ,, Ireland. the United Kingdoi of Great Britain and of Ireland. Wives of the Younger Sons of Dukes of the Blood Great Royal. ,, ,, Eldest Sons of Marquesses.

  • In Ireland, however, the Judge of the High Court of Admiralty, the Attorney-General, the

Solicitor-General, the Sergeants at Law, and the Judges of the Court of Bankruptcy have precedence before the Judges of the County Courts.