Marquess and Marchioness

This is the second most senior of the five titles in the English peerage. Please note that we are using the English spelling of the title. Some Scottish and Irish marguesses take the French spelling. Another interesting note is that there are three marquessates which do not have the word “of” in their title: Camden, … Continue reading Marquess and Marchioness

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