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o the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament Assembled.


The humble Petition of                                                                                              of


claiming to have succeeded to the                       of

in the Peerage of                                                                      SHEWETH-


1.                 That Your Petitionerís ancestor

was by Letters Patent bearing date the                         day of                         in the                               year of the Reign of His late Majesty King                   ,

the year of Our Lord                       , created

in the Peerage of


2.                 That the said                                   devolved upon Your Petitionerís father

who on the day of

         established his succession thereto.


3.                 That Your Petitionerís said father being then a bachelor was married on the

day of


4.                 That upon the death of Your Petitionerís said father on the

day of                                             , the said                                 devolved upon Your Petitioner as the heir apparent of the said


And Your Petitioner therefore humbly prays that Your Lordships will be pleased to declare that Your Petitioner has established his succession to the

                of                                                                   and direct the Clerk of the Parliaments to enter Your Petitioner as

on the register of hereditary peers who wish to stand in any by-election for election to Your Lordshipsí House.

And Your Petitioner will ever pray.



Signed _____________________________                  Dated ________________


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