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Having served as [[King]] and [[Queen]] or [[Prince]] and [[Princess]] it is usual to be given a Royal Peerage. Having served as [[Prince]] and [[Princess]] the outgoing royal couple are given the title [[Viscount]] and [[Viscountess]]. Having served as [[King]] and [[Queen]] the outgoing royal couple are given the title [[Count]] and [[Countess]], unless they have already served as [[King]] and [[Queen]] before, in which case they are called [[Duke]] and [[Duchess]].
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'''Royal Peerage''' is usually given to those who have served as [[King]] and [[Queen]] or [[Prince]] and [[Princess]]. Having served as [[Prince]] and [[Princess]] the outgoing royal couple are given the title [[Viscount]] and [[Viscountess]]. Having served as [[King]] and [[Queen]] the outgoing royal couple are given the title [[Count]] and [[Countess]], unless they have already served as [[King]] and [[Queen]] before, in which case they are called [[Duke]] and [[Duchess]].
  
 
The Royal Peers are ranked above all others on the [[Order of Precedence]], except currrently serving royalty.
 
The Royal Peers are ranked above all others on the [[Order of Precedence]], except currrently serving royalty.

Revision as of 09:42, 17 January 2004

Royal Peerage is usually given to those who have served as King and Queen or Prince and Princess. Having served as Prince and Princess the outgoing royal couple are given the title Viscount and Viscountess. Having served as King and Queen the outgoing royal couple are given the title Count and Countess, unless they have already served as King and Queen before, in which case they are called Duke and Duchess.

The Royal Peers are ranked above all others on the Order of Precedence, except currrently serving royalty.