Definition of Lords temporal
1. Noun. The nobility in France and the peerage in Britain.
Generic synonyms: Estate, Estate Of The Realm, The Three Estates
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland, France, French Republic
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Literary usage of Lords temporal
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1. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"instances: as, on the other hand, I presume it would be equally good if the lords temporal present were inferior to the bishops in number, and every one of ..."
2. A Constitutional History of the House of Lords by Luke Owen Pike (1894)
"The three suffragan Bishops were also to sit according to rotation of sessions in the order set forth in the Act. With regard to the lords temporal it was ..."
3. The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the ...by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger (1835)
"The lords temporal consist of all the peers of the realm, (the bishops not being in ... The number of lords temporal is indefinite, and may be increased, ..."
4. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone (1800)
"... it would be equally good, if the lords temporal ... would not be an ordinance^ rather than an aflt of parliament. t 157 ] THE lords temporal ..."
5. The Elements of English Constitutional History: From the Earliest Times to by Francis Charles Montague (1903)
"... of the lords temporal.—With reference to this Estate we must bear in mind one fact most momentous for English history. England has never had a nobility ..."
6. The Baronage and the Senate: Or, The House of Lords in the Past, the Present by William Charteris Macpherson (1893)
"IT has been seen in the foregoing chapters that that portion of the House of Lords known as the lords temporal was by King George the Third reformed from a ..."