How many British peers were there in 1914?

It s no use just counting the peerage titles extant at the time, because virtually all the dukes, marquesses and earls owned a clutch of those as well as their main title. I d like to know, at least roughly, how many men were eligible to sit in the House of Lords.

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  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    There were approximately 625 Hereditary Peers in the House of Lords around the time of the 1911 Parliamentary Act. It is easier to be more definitive about the number of women, as there weren't any.

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  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    ;Plebs were taught to be blown up

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  • Alan H
    Lv 7
    10 months ago

    Too many...as there are now. All should be abolished

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  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    Far too many - then and today.

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  • Clo
    Lv 7
    10 months ago

    I have not found any lists of members for that year, but I have discovered a list of peers who were removed from the House of Lords in 1999 under the reform:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_hereditary_p...

    Currently, only 92 hereditary peers may sit in the House of Lords.

    Also to be taken in account in possible life peers in 1914...

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  • Anonymous
    10 months ago
    • Syntinen Laulu
      Lv 7
      10 months agoReport

      Doesn't contain the answer or anything resembling it. Irrelevant.

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