Debrett’s Peerage & Baronetage is the only up-to-date printed reference guide to the United Kingdom’s titled families: the hereditary peers, life peers and peeresses, and baronets, and their descendants who form the fascinating tapestry of the peerage.
Produced in two volumes like the first ever 1769 edition, and cased in a slipcase, this very special anniversary edition contains a roll of honour to commemorate surviv
The 150th edition, which will be published in December 2018 ahead of Debrett’s 250th anniversary in 2019, is currently in preparation. Please register your interest in pre-ordering it by emailing email@example.com.
In addition to comprehensive coverage of Britain’s Peerage & Baronetage, it also contains information relating to:
- The Royal Family
- Coats of Arms
- Principal British Commonwealth Orders
- Courtesy titles
- Forms of address
- Extinct, dormant, abeyant and disclaimed titles.
This edition also includes a full name index of all living persons named in the peerage and baronetage (about 140,000 names), together with the names of fathers-in-law both living and deceased – a huge help for genealogists.
A special article on the history of Debrett’s and John Debrett will mark the 250th anniversary of the company.
An article by Sir Crispin Agnew, QC, will explore the landmark ruling in 2016 that allowed DNA evidence to determine a hereditary title claim.