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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • With the growth of the central power and of that of the municipalities the vidames gradually lost all importance, and the title became merely honorary See A.
  • Pritchard became a fellow of New College, Oxford, in 1883, and an honorary fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, in 1886.
  • The university of Aberdeen conferred upon him the honorary degree of D.D.

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