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The House of Peers (Spanish: Estamento de Próceres) was the upper house in the Spanish Cortes between 1834 and 1836.

The House was created by the Royal Statue of 1834 which created a bicameral parliament with two houses: the House of Peers and the House of Representatives (Estamento de Procuradores).[1] After 1837, the houses of the Cortes Generales were named Senate and Congress of Deputies.

Members were Grandees.

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  1. ^ "Estatuto Real de 1834 - Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes". web.archive.org. 2012-06-09. Retrieved 2019-06-04.