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Note also that [[medieval]] English kings were addressed as "Your Grace". "Your Majesty" is found in letters to King [[Henry VIII]] after about the time he broke with the [[Church]] of [[Rome]] (watch the gradual transition from "your grace" to "your highness" and "your majesty" in the letters addressed to Henry by his wives and daughters at http://englishhistory.net/tudor/letters.html). If you have examples of the use of "Your Majesty" before this time, please cite them here.
 
Note also that [[medieval]] English kings were addressed as "Your Grace". "Your Majesty" is found in letters to King [[Henry VIII]] after about the time he broke with the [[Church]] of [[Rome]] (watch the gradual transition from "your grace" to "your highness" and "your majesty" in the letters addressed to Henry by his wives and daughters at http://englishhistory.net/tudor/letters.html). If you have examples of the use of "Your Majesty" before this time, please cite them here.
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* [[Alternate titles]]

Revision as of 11:12, 19 October 2004

A title is a form of address appropriate to the rank of a particular person.

Examples:

Note that these are the conventional English versions. Many people prefer titles more appropriate to their persona eg. Graf is German for "Count".

Note also that medieval English kings were addressed as "Your Grace". "Your Majesty" is found in letters to King Henry VIII after about the time he broke with the Church of Rome (watch the gradual transition from "your grace" to "your highness" and "your majesty" in the letters addressed to Henry by his wives and daughters at http://englishhistory.net/tudor/letters.html). If you have examples of the use of "Your Majesty" before this time, please cite them here.

See Also