Welcome to the official website of Burke’s Peerage, founded by John Burke in 1826, it is the definitive guide to the genealogy and heraldry of the Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Landed Gentry of the United Kingdom, the historical families of Ireland and the Commonwealth of Nations, the Imperial, Royal and mediatised families of Europe, the Presidential and distinguished families of the United States of America, the ruling families of Africa and the Middle East and other prominent families worldwide.

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