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In [[England]], countesses are the wives of [[Earl]]s.
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A '''Countess''' is the female [[title]] that is equivalent to a [[Count]] or and [[Earl]]. It is also the title used by the wife of a Count or Earl.
  
 
==Countess in the SCA==
 
==Countess in the SCA==
  
In the [[SCA]], the [[title]] '''Countess''' is awarded to someone who has completed a [[reign]] over a [[kingdom]]. The [[honorific]] for a countess is "Your Excellency". After a second reign, they are awarded the title [[Duchess]].  A Countess is always a Lady of the Rose.
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In the [[SCA]], the [[title]] '''Countess''' is awarded to someone who has completed a [[reign]] over a [[kingdom]]. The [[honorific]] for a countess is "Your Excellency". After a second reign, they are awarded the title [[Duchess]].  In some kingdoms a Countess will also be a [[Order of the Rose|Lady of the Rose]].
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== See Also ==
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[[Honorific]]
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Latest revision as of 06:27, 10 October 2005

A Countess is the female title that is equivalent to a Count or and Earl. It is also the title used by the wife of a Count or Earl.

Countess in the SCA

In the SCA, the title Countess is awarded to someone who has completed a reign over a kingdom. The honorific for a countess is "Your Excellency". After a second reign, they are awarded the title Duchess. In some kingdoms a Countess will also be a Lady of the Rose.


See Also

Honorific