Posted by Arami on June 25, 1997 at 19:12:16:
In reply to Re: Peerage posted by Barbara on June 25, 1997 at 16:18:56
] baronet was about all he could hope for.
Not all English upper class aspired to a title. A lot of untitled aristocracy like Darcy and his ancestors would
deliberately refuse titles: some because they had radical views, others because a title carried unwanted obligations.
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