Honorary Sentence Examples
He retired with the honorary rank of colonel in 1880.
Dr Caird received the honorary degree of D.C.L.
The university of Aberdeen conferred upon him the honorary degree of D.D.
He went to the Transvaal in 1884 and became honorary secretary to the Johannesburg Reform committee.
In 1882 he became honorary chaplain and sub-almoner to Queen Victoria, and in the following year was appointed dean of Windsor, and domestic chaplain to the queen.Advertisement
Chalmers was a member of the Royal and Antiquarian Societies of London, an honorary member of the Antiquarian Society of Scotland, and a member of other learned societies.
On his return from a journey to Dalmatia, for the purpose of selecting and fortifying the port of Trieste, he was nominated, November 1703, Savilian professor of geometry at Oxford, and received an honorary degree of doctor of laws in 1710.
Convinced that only by proper scientific investigations could the wholesale destruction of Egyptian antiquities be avoided, she devoted herself to arousing public opinion on the subject, and ultimately, in 1882, was largely instrumental in founding the Egypt Exploration Fund, of which she became joint honorary secretary with Reginald Stuart Poole.
Elected a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1866, he became honorary secretary in 1872, and contributed eighty-three separate papers to its Monthly Notices.
He was given honorary degrees by both Oxford and Cambridge, and is a member of the Superior Council of Antiquities and Fine Arts for the kingdom of Italy.Advertisement
The office, however, is little more than honorary.
Dellinger was almost unanimously elected rector-magnificus of the university of Munich, and Oxford, Edinburgh and Marburg universities conferred upon him the honorary degree of doctor of laws and Vienna that of philosophy.
In 1786 he was admitted a member of the Berlin Academy of Sciences; in 1805 the king of Prussia conferred upon him the honorary title of a privy-councillor.
Exclusive of the crown equerry there are seven regular equerries, besides extra and honorary equerries, one of whom is always in attendance on the sovereign and rides at the side of the royal carriage.
In 1762 the senatus academicus of Glasgow conferred on him the honorary degree of doctor of laws.Advertisement
In 1811 he received the honorary degree of D.D.
For several years he took an active part in the discussions of the Institution of Civil Engineers, of which he was elected an honorary member in 1851.
In 1915 Lord Murray became for a short time honorary director of recruiting for munitions work.
He received in later years the honorary degrees of D.C.L.
Though he never became either a scholar or a mathematician, he did enough accurate work to be placed in the honorary fourth class both in classics and in mathematics.Advertisement
In 1879 the university of Edinburgh conferred upon him the honorary degree of D.D., and the same year he declined an invitation to the pastorate of Crown Court, London, in succession to Dr John Cumming (1807-1881).
In 1890 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Aberdeen gave him its honorary LL.D., and in 1899 he was appointed Gifford lecturer by that university, but declined on grounds of health.
He was also an honorary member of most of the learned societies of Europe.
He was the recipient of many British and foreign awards and honours, amongst these being the Royal and Hughes medals of the Royal Society in 1894 and 1902 respectively, the Hodgkins medal of the Smithsonian Institute of Washington in 1902, the Nobel Prize for physics in 1906, enrolment as honorary graduate of many universities, and as honorary fellow of numerous American and continental scientific academies.
The ex- ternal service of the palace is performed by the Swiss Guard and the gendarmerie; the service of the ante-chamber by the lay and ecclesiastical chamberlains; this service has also given rise to certain honorary titles both for ecclesiastics, e.g.Advertisement
Like most of the great metaphysicians of the 17th century, Malebranche interested himself also in questions of mathematics and natural philosophy, and in 1699 was admitted an honorary member of the Academy of Sciences.
And at first chevalier in its general and honorary signification seems to have been rendered not by knight but by rider, as may be inferred from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, wherein it is recorded under the year 1085 that William the Conqueror " dubbade his sunu Henric to ridere."
It is now (by the enlargement of 1902) limited to oo knights grand cross, of whom the first or principal is grand master, exclusive of extra and honorary members, of 300 knights commanders and 600 companions.
It has two divisions, each of five classes, of capitular knights and honorary members.
For some years he held the position of honorary canon at Dijon, but this he resigned in order to take up his residence in Paris.
Lie was a foreign member of the Royal Society, as well as an honorary member of the Cambridge Philosophical Society and the London Mathematical Society, and his geometrical inquiries gained him the muchcoveted honour of the Lobatchewsky prize.
He was appointed to an honorary librarianship, with no duties to discharge.
He was twice, in 1868 and 1876, the recipient of the gold medal of the Royal Astronomical Society, London, and the university of Cambridge conferred upon him, in 1875, the honorary degree of LL.D.
In 1899, at the jubilee commemoration of Sir George Stokes, he was Rede lecturer at Cambridge, his subject being the undulatory theory of light and its influence on modern physics; and on that occasion the honorary degree of D.Sc. was conferred on him by the university.
The members are (1) ordinary (5o in number, each receiving a yearly dotation of 30), and (2) extraordinary-consisting of honorary and corresponding (foreign) members.
He was given an honorary degree of the university of Oxford in 1886, and in 1888 a statue of him was erected at Birmingham.
The university of Edinburgh gave him the honorary degree of D.D.
During 1663 he was made duke of Orkney, duke of Monmouth and knight of the Garter, and received honorary degrees at both universities; and on his marriage he and his wife were created duke and duchess of Buccleuch, and he took the surname of Scott.
He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, St Andrews University and at Balliol College, Oxford, where he took a first class in the final classical schools in 1868, becoming a fellow and subsequently honorary fellow of Merton College.
He was also a fellow of Brasenose College, honorary fellow of Exeter, a fellow of the British Academy and of other learned societies, and a governor of Harrow School.
As an honorary title of the scribes, with whose name it was constantly linked, "Rabbi" only came into use during the last decades of the second Temple.
In January 1883, within a week of his election to an honorary fellowship at Exeter, Morris was enrolled among its members.
Those patricians who were purely honorary were called honorar y or codicillarii; those who were still in harness were praesentales.
For the doctor's degree (where this is not an honorary distinction) a thesis or dissertation is generally, though not in.
He was the author of numerous publications dealing mostly with religious subjects and held honorary degrees from various universities.
Harvard conferred upon him the honorary degree of A.M.
Before leaving Scotland he had received the honorary degree of LL.D.
In 1869 Emily Shirreff was for a short time honorary mistress of Girton College, and she served for many years on the council of that institution and of the Girls' Public Day School Company.
He published in 1893 his Ten Years' Diggings in Egypt, was given the honorary degree of D.C.L.
He was a member of the Old Testament Revision Committee (1876-1884) and examining chaplain to the bishop of Southwell (1884-1904); received the honorary degrees of doctor of literature of Dublin (1892),(1892), doctor of divinity of Glasgow (1901), doctor of literature of Cambridge (1905); and was elected a fellow of the British Academy in 1902.
In 1875, resigning the office of dean but retaining the title of honorary dean, he became the first occupant of the chair of organic chemistry, which he induced the government to establish at the Sorbonne; but he had great difficulty in obtaining an adequate laboratory, and the building ultimately provided was not opened until after his death, which happened at Paris on the 10th of May 1884.
Wurtz was an honorary member of almost every scientific society in Europe.
There are three ecclesiastical provinces - Braga, Lisbon and Evora, each under an archbishop. The archbishop of Braga, whose see is the most ancient, has the title of Primate; the archbishop of Lisbon has the honorary title of Patriarch, and is usually elected a cardinal.
In later times the custom arose of consecrating bishops for this purpose, or merely as an honorary distinction, with a title derived from some place once included within, but now beyond the bounds of Christendom.
Taking ordinary, honorary, extraordinary professors and licensed lecturers (Privat-docenten) together, its professorial strength consisted, in 1904-1905, of 23 teachers in the faculty of theology, 32 in that of law, 175 in that of medicine and 227 in that of philosophy - altogether 457.
In 1728 he was made an honorary M.A.
From the Royal Society, of which he was elected a fellow in 1860, he received a royal medal in 1886 and the Darwin medal in 1902, and honorary degrees were bestowed on him by Oxford (1894) and Cambridge (1895).
During his second visit Trinity College conferred upon him the honorary degree of LL.D., the only university distinction he ever received.
Amongst others may be noted honorary degrees by the universities of Oxford, Dublin, Edinburgh, GÃ¶ttingen, Heidelberg, Leiden and Bologna.
Notwithstanding the continuous pressure of an active business life he found time to contribute largely many valuable articles to the magazines and newspapers, and took an active part in the proceedings of the Royal Statistical Society (of which he was one of the honorary secretaries, editor of its journal, and in1869-1871president) and the Political Economy Club.
In 1469 Anthony was promoted to be lieutenant of Calais and captain of the king's armada, while holding other honorary posts.
Dr .Hermann Adler was born in Hanover in 1839, graduated at Leipzig, and received honorary degrees from Scotch and English universities, including Oxford.
In 1889 he was made an honorary G.C.M.G.
On the occasion of this visit the university of Oxford conferred upon de la Rive the honorary degree of D.C.L.
The Russian Geographical Society presented him with the great Constantine medal, and from all parts of Europe he received medals and honorary diplomas.
At the height of his success as a teacher he was recalled to court, where he became state secretary and vestarch, with the honorary title of "Tlraros TWV ctXoooCIXwv (prince of philosophers).
As an honorary title it was applied in the Roman republic to the princeps senatus, i.e.
When the great reform of the i i th century had put an end to the direct jurisdiction of the lay abbots, the honorary title of abbot continued to be held by certain of the great feudal families, as late as the 13th century and later, the actual head of the community retaining that of dean.
In the German Evangelical church the title of abbot (Abt) is sometimes bestowed, like abbe, as an honorary distinction, and sometimes survives to designate the heads of monasteries converted at the Reformation into collegiate foundations.
Her Majesty went in state to the Regent House, where a congregation of the senate was held, and a number of honorary degrees conferred.
A decree of 1852 placed him along with Guizot and Villemain in the rank of honorary professors.
He was a member of the Old Testament revision committee, and his work was recognized by several honorary distinctions, LL.D.
In 1872 he had been given the honorary degree of doctor of philosophy by Munich University; in 1888 Cambridge gave him the honorary degree of LL.D., and in 1889 Oxford the D.C.L.; and in 1890 he was made a fellow of All Souls.
He held honorary degrees of various universities, and was a chevalier of the Legion of Honour.
For thirty years he took an active part in the business of the Royal Astronomical Society, editing its publications, supplying obituary notices of members, and for eighteen years acting as one of the honorary secretaries.
Kallay was an honorary member of the Budapest and Vienna academies of science, and attained some eminence as a writer.
He studied in1849-1852at Yale, from which he received' the honorary degree of A.M.
He was elected its honorary secretary, and it was largely owing to information obtained by him that the Criminal Law Amendment Act of 1885 was passed, while by his personal effort he secured the insertion of a clause giving magistrates power to take the evidence of children too young to understand the nature of an oath.
In the same year, finding that he could no longer declare himself a member of the Church of England, he resigned his fellowship. He retained his lectureship, and in 1881 was elected an honorary fellow.
This title of theimperial court was purely honorary, but it attached him still more closely to Rome, though without lessening his independence.
A lodge was called a vendita (sale), members saluted each other as buoni cugini (good cousins), God was the "Grand Master of the Universe," Christ the "Honorary Grand Master," also known as "the Lamb," and every Carbonaro was pledged to deliver the Lamb from the Wolf, i.e.
In 1878 his old college (Trinity), to his great delight, elected him an honorary fellow, and he revisited Oxford after an interval of thirty-two years.
He received many honorary academical distinctions.
With this act we bestow upon any honorary member the right to vote on any matter.
An AVDC councilor for 20 years he was made an honorary alderman in tribute to his service.
For example, one of the only genuine archive jobs I do, I'm an honorary archivist of the Elgar Society.
Any person of sufficient distinction may be elected an honorary bencher, despite not being a member of the Inn or even a lawyer.
In the long list of the honorary burgesses of his suite is found the name of Samuel Pepys.
His mother was born in Brooklyn in 1854, he became an honorary citizen of the United States.
He has been made an honorary colonel of the 1st South African Tank Regiment.
His courageous struggle against the war achieved international recognition and in 1918 he was made honorary Soviet consul in Glasgow.
That's why the honorary consul brought you to me.
In future, too, it will be possible to fetch a completed passport at an honorary consulate.
The picture shows Fred Hams and the honorary curator.
At the end of his speech, he was presented with an honorary degree.
They were both awarded honorary diplomas for best students, based on their presentations in the ' New Talents ' sessions.
During the ceremony, the Conservatoire will also confer an Honorary doctorate on city organist Thomas Trotter.
In July 2004 he received an Honorary doctorate from the University of Central England.
The story of the award of Johnson's honorary doctorate in March 1775 is told in Boswell's Life of Johnson.
He was also the honorary editor of the new Ecodynamics Journal.
On retirement Weill will be given the honorary title of chairman emeritus.
Retired in 2001, and, soon after, appointed an Honorary fellow in the School.
Three-quarters of Council must be in favor for an honorary fellow to be elected.
To this end, honorary graduates will be asked to assist the University in whatever way they consider most appropriate.
See news story about honorary graduations on 7 February.
In 1844, when Locker retired, the Hospital appointed an Honorary Curator with an annual gratuity of £ 100.
He became an honorary Visiting Professor at the School of Lifelong Learning and Education at Middlesex University on 1st July, 2000.
He is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is currently honorary treasurer of STEP Scotland.
Once full time posts, they are now honorary positions.
She is also honorary Director of the Medical Research Council Functional Genetics Unit in Oxford.
Last year, there were only four Management Committee Members who were not honorary Officers.
Professor Schneider and Dr. Loebl will both receive honorary Science Doctorates.
He has honorary Degrees from Leeds Metropolitan, Birmingham, Middlesex Universities and Southampton Institute.
To begin the day we welcome one of our Leeds Met honorary Doctors, Trevor Baylis O.B.E, world renowned inventor.
Uri was hailed a hero and an honorary Geordie after breaking the jinx.
Jimmy Carter welcomed him as a ' freedom fighter ', the Queen conferred an honorary knighthood on him.
In 1976 we was rewarded by the Queen with an honorary CBE, followed two years later by an honorary knighthood.
In the same year he was also appointed an honorary lecturer in the school of Finance & Management Studies at the University of Nottingham.
He has an honorary senior lectureship with Imperial College.
Opinions have been expressed that it might be appropriate for the Forum to have an honorary patron.
She also became the honorary president of the Japanese Red Cross from 1947 to 1989.
In 1979 Davis visited the Soviet Union where she was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize and made a honorary professor at Moscow State University.
Author profile Dr. Joan Gomez is honorary consulting psychiatrist to the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.
Terms & Conditions The appointee must be medically qualified and eligible for appointment at Honorary Consultant level.
At any AGM or SGM the necessary quorum shall be thirty members, either ordinary or honorary.
Today, to signify the very strong relationship with the Town of Bolton, the University awarded a number of unique Honorary Fellowships.
Extra-ordinary meetings may be convened by the honorary secretary, who will give 30 days written notice.
Appearing in court on Tuesday morning, Howley admitted the breaches and was refused bail by honorary sheriff Bill Wright.
She was also honorary treasurer from 1997 to 2003.
Rachael fills the honorary role left vacant by the death of Jack Harris last January.
Today, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is an honorary vice-chairman.
The university of Oxford conferred on him the honorary degree of D.C.L.; and in the following year he was sworn of the privy council, and took a prominent part in the reception given to the duke of Wellington and the allied sovereigns.
He then retired to Freshwater, in the Isle of Wight, and took an active interest in the affairs of the Royal Astronomical Society, of which he became honorary secretary in 1862 and president in 1866.
He was the recipient of many medals and honorary degrees and was created K.C.B.
Melzi was elected vice-president with merely honorary functions.
In the remainder of the empire the titles of metropolitan, save in the case of the metropolitan of all Russia, and of archbishop, were and are purely honorary, and their holders have merely a diocesan jurisdiction (see Mouravieff, History of the Russian Church, translated Blackmore, 1842, translator's notes at pp. 370, 39 0, 416 et seq.).
The title is applied to numerous ecclesiastics attached by some dignity, active or honorary, to the Roman court (see Curia Romana).
In the early centuries of the Christian Church the designation patriarch " was applied, like " archbishop," to bishops of the more important sees as a merely honorary style.
This instance, indeed, remained isolated; but the personal title of "count palatine," though honorary rather than official, was conferred on officials - especially by the popes on those of the Curia - had no territorial significance, and was to the last reminiscent of those early comites palatii whose relations to the sovereign had been purely personal and official (see Palatine).
Transferred to Paris as almoner of the college of Henry IV., and honorary canon of Notre Dame, he became the close friend of Archbishop Affre and of his successor Archbishop Sibour.
He was created an honorary aide-de-camp to the king-emperor and an honorary colonel in the British army.
Amongst others may be noted honorary degrees by the universities of Oxford, Dublin, Edinburgh, GÃƒ¶ttingen, Heidelberg, Leiden and Bologna.
He is a fully qualified accountant and in addition is Honorary Treasurer of the brain injury charity Headway.
Silver salver presented in 1991 by the Duke of Wellington 's Regiment on the occasion of them receiving Honorary Citizenship of Skipton.
For beside their real tombs, many have found honorary and empty sepulchers.
She was also Honorary Treasurer from 1997 to 2003.
I am an honorary vice-president of the Royal College of Midwives.
This technique will portray you as confident and comfortable in your role as the bride's honorary attendant.
Some brides and grooms even ask their children to serve as an honorary maid of honor or best man.
In 2006, he received an honorary All-America award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Stewart spoke at the 2004 commencement ceremonies at William and Mary, where he was also presented with an honorary Doctor of Arts degree.
The public may attend star ceremonies, which are officiated by Hollywood's honorary mayor, Johnny Grant.
In October 2005, he accepted a seat on the honorary board of Little Kids Rock, a nonprofit organization whose aim is to bring music back into the public school classrooms.
She is also an official spokesperson for UNICEF and an Honorary Chairperson for City Hearts.
His long career of touring, dancing, and choreographing brought him movie roles, four honorary doctorates, and a Spanish knighthood.
Everything I Once Had by The Honorary Title.
However, he has since earned his high school diploma and holds six honorary doctorate degrees.
Send elegant Mothers Day tea invitations to all the mothers, daughters, grandmothers, aunts and honorary moms on your list of special people.
Now working for Hammer and an honorary Burrell, he brings comic relief and dependable friendship to the Burrell clan.
In 1656 he became honorary professor at Heidelberg, and died on the 31st of August 1660.
He was also a curator of the Bodleian Library, an honorary fellow of Queen's College, a governor of Winchester College and a visitor of Greenwich Observatory.
The acting justice sits normally alone to hear causes in his canton of the peace (uchastok), but, at the request of both parties to a suit, he may call in an honorary justice as assessor or substitute.
These honorary justices are mainly recruited from the ranks of the higher bureaucracy and the army.
Of these last there are two kinds, honorary and honorary extra urbem.
After his wife's death in 1871 he left Marlborough and went to Oxford as a modern history tutor and lecturer at University, Balliol and New Colleges and in 1874 was elected to a fellowship at University and in 1878 to an honorary fellowship at Balliol.
Four generals - Kellermann, .Lefebvre, Perignon, Serrurier - received the titles of honorary marshals.
The era of decadence, of honorary statues and fulsome inscriptions, began.
In 1899 the university of Jena gave him the honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy for his work on Hegel.
The position of a Friend did not carry with it necessarily any functions; it was in itself purely honorary.
On his return home his university honoured him with the honorary degree of D.C.L.
For his conspicuous services he was given the Kaisar-i-Hind medal of the first class, made an honorary major in the Indian army, a G.C.I.E., a K.C.S.I., and A.D.C. to the prince of Wales.
The pope, no longer possessing any more power than other bishops (though Marsilius recognizes that the supremacy of the Church of Rome goes back to the earliest times of Christianity), is to content himself with a pre-eminence mainly of an honorary kind, without claiming to interpret the Holy Scriptures, define dogmas or distribute benefices; moreover, he is to be elected by the Christian people, or by the delegates of the people, i.e.
The honorary title of count of Galicia has frequently been borne by younger sons of the Spanish sovereign.
As early as 1655 the university of Angers had distinguished him with an honorary degree of doctor of laws.
He received the honorary degree of Litt.
He was elected a full academician in 1888, and an honorary member of the Royal Academy of Munich.
In 1720 Neal published his History of New England, which obtained for its author the honorary degree of M.A.
At the principal towns benches of honorary magistrates, exercising powers of various degrees, have been constituted.
Trained for the scholastic profession, he was appointed assistant professor at the Academy of Paris in 1831, professor of mathematics at Lyons in 1834, rector of the Academy of Grenoble in 1835, inspector-general of studies in 1838, rector of the Academy of Dijon and honorary inspectorgeneral in 1854, retiring in 1862.
The British sovereign has 36 "Chaplains in Ordinary," who perform service at St James's in rotation, as well as "Honorary Chaplains" and "Chaplains of the Household."
He was president of the Royal Society of Canada, and of the Canadian Society of Arts, and received numerous honorary degrees.
The title seems to have been introduced first in the East, in the 4th century, as an honorary distinction implying no superiority of jurisdiction.
Oxford, Edinburgh and Glasgow gave him honorary degrees; the two Scottish universities made him lord rector.
In 1883 he received the honorary degree of LL.D.
In 1885 he was elected honorary fellow of Exeter College, Oxford.
In medicine Franklin was considered important enough to be elected to the Royal Medical Society of Paris in 1777, and an honorary member of the Medical Society of London in 1787.
He was elected honorary fellow of St John's in 1874, having resigned his fellowship on his marriage in 1864.
His services to education in Scotland were now recognized by the conferment of the honorary degree of doctor of laws by the university of Edinburgh in 1871.
There is no trace of its having continued into imperial times, but the cults of Lavinium were kept up, largely by the imperial appointment of honorary non-resident citizens to hold the priesthoods.
His son, John Venn (1759-1813), was one of the founders of the Church Missionary Society, and his grandson, Henry Venn (1796-1873), was honorary secretary of that society from 1841 to 1873.
Honorary academic degrees were conferred upon him by the universities of Cairo, Christiania, Berlin, Cambridge and Oxford, and he was given both popular and official ovations of almost royal distinction - ovations which were repeated by his own countrymen on his return to America.
Side by side with the State administration certain Crown territory administrations also existed in the 17 Crown territories, carried on by selected honorary officials, having under them a staff of professional officials.
He was made an honorary member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain in 1886 and received the Hanbury medal for original research in chemistry in 1889.
Its author declared later that it procured him an honorary membership of the patriotic societies of Carlisle, Berwick and Newcastle.
He was elected honorary member of the academy of Upsala in 1833, of that of Berlin in 1843, and correspondent of the Institute of France in 1844.
He received the honorary degree of doctor of divinity from Glasgow University in 1885.
There are many small collections in different parts of Asia, but the only garden of great interest is at Alipore, Calcutta, supported chiefly by gate-money and a contribution from government, and managed by an honorary committee.
This was recognized by the University' of Oxford, which conferred upon the author the honorary degree.
After holding a curacy at Exbury in Hampshire, he became rector of St Thomas's, Winchester (1843), rector of Helmingham, Suffolk (1844), vicar of Stradbroke (1861), honorary canon of Norwich (1872), and dean of Salisbury (1880); but before taking this office was advanced to the new see of Liverpool, where he remained until his resignation, which took place three months before his death at Lowestoft on the 10th of June 1900.
Various universities and colleges conferred honorary degrees upon him.
He was made honorary fellow of Corpus Christi, and occupied rooms in the college.
His scholarship procured for him the honorary degree of D.D.
The first is the department of extraordinary ecclesiastical affairs, having at its head the secretary of the Congregation of the same name; the second, that of ordinary affairs, directed by a substitute, is the department dealing, among other things, with the concession of honorary distinctions, both for ecclesiastics and laymen; the third is that of the briefs, which hitherto.
All ecclesiastics admitted, by virtue of their office or by a gracious concession of the pope, to form part of the "family," are called domestic prelates, prelates of the household; this is an honorary title conferred on many priests not resident in Rome.
Mehemet Ali, who had been granted the honorary rank of grand vizier in 1842, paid a visit to Stamboul in 1846, where he became reconciled to his old enemy Khosrev Pasha, whom he had not seen since he spared his life at Cairo in 1803.
He received the honorary degrees of D.C.L.
Pritchard became a fellow of New College, Oxford, in 1883, and an honorary fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, in 1886.
Though he received a medal from the Royal Society for his memoir of 1844, and the honorary degree of LL.D.
Had they been able to establish and to maintain any kind of privilege, even that of mere honorary precedence, they would exactly answer to continental nobility.
A wealthy publisher of European reputation attended the court of his native town, the capital of a small grand-duchy, in virtue of the honorary title Hofrat; his wife, not being noble, did not accompany him.
The number of the council was formerly not fixed, and there are still honorary councillors who have no right to sit.
He was made Hulsean professor in 1861, and shortly afterwards chaplain to the Prince Consort and honorary chaplain in ordinary to the queen.
In 1828 the Astronomical Society, to mark their sense of the benefits conferred on science by such a series of laborious exertions, unanimously resolved to present her with their gold medal, and in 1835 elected her an honorary member of the society.
For seven years (1876-1883) he commanded the 10th Middlesex (Artists) Rifle Volunteers, retiring with the rank of honorary colonel, and subsequently receiving the Volunteer Decoration.
He held honorary degrees at the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Dublin, Edinburgh and Durham, was an Associate of the Institute of France; a Commander of the Legion of Honour, and of the Order of Leopold.
To mineralogy he was likewise attracted, and he was one of the founders of the Geological Society of London, 1807, and honorary secretary, 1812-1817.
In 1857 he was one of the representatives at the meeting of the Evangelical Alliance in Berlin, and in 1858 Edinburgh University conferred on him an honorary D.D.
He hoped to see further service, but the queen was opposed to this, and he was removed from the navy, and given the honorary post of colonel-general of hussars.
For his services he was created a viscount in 1913, and in 1914 his old university, Oxford, gave him an honorary degree.
It had an active membership of 163 in 1906, besides 172 honorary and corresponding members.
This was recognized by Claudius, who granted the honorary title Claudiconium, and by Hadrian, who elevated the city to the rank of a Roman colony about A.D.
Such privileges, even of an honorary kind, as the nobles did enjoy by law belonged to them, not as nobles, but as senators and senators' sons.