Widow of a Duke

What is the widow of a duke called? How do I address her? How do I introduce a widow of a duke? What if there are two widows? Are they both called the same?

by Robin

Children of a Duke

Sons and daughters of a Duke are treated differently. Sons of a Duke The eldest son of a duke will take one of his father’s other, but lower order, peerage titles. For example, the eldest son of the Duke of Stepney could be known as Marquess of Saltmarsh. So in this case you would use … Continue reading Children of a Duke

by Robin

English Titles

I’m sure that you have watched Downton Abbey or you have seen one of the period costume dramas that us English are so good at producing. No doubt you have heard someone being addressed as “My Lord” or “Your Grace” or “Your Majesty”. Maybe on the TV you heard Carson the butler ask a footman … Continue reading English Titles

by Robin