Letters patent issued on Sat 24th Mar 1703

To John Sheffield

A peerage of the Kingdom of England , during the reign of Anne

Previously known as Marquess of Normanby in the Peerage of the Kingdom of England.

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  1. Duke of Buckingham and Normanby


C 231/9, p. 92; 2 Ann., pt. 2 (C 66/3439) no. 20; dated 23 (sic) Mar. in CP, ii, 398 but 24 Mar. in ibid., ix, 638