3 MARCH 1866, Page 2

It is reported that the Queen desires to turn her

daughter's betrothed, Prince Christian, into an English peer, but that the wish is opposed. We can see no objection to the husband of a British Princess who lives in England obtaining British rank, but the title suggested, Duke of Kendal, is surely an odd one. If we remember rightly, the title of Kendal has been borne but once, and then by the mistress of a British Sovereign.