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NOBILITY Definition & Legal Meaning

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In English law. A division of the people, comprehending dukes, marquises, earls, viscounts, and barons. These had anciently duties annexed to their respective honors. They are created either by writ, i. c., by royal summons to attend tlie house of peers, or by letters patent, i. c


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