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ABBREVIATIONS
PEERS OF THE BLOOD ROYAL
Style, His Royal Highness the Duke of _/His Royal Highness the Earl of_/His Royal Highness the Lord_
Style of address (formal) May it please your Royal Highness; (informal) Sir
 
Created
Title, order of succession, name, etc
Heir
Dukes
1947
Edinburgh (1st), HRH the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
The Prince of Wales *
1337
Cornwall, HRH the Prince of Wales, s. 1952
1398 S.
Rothesay, HRH the Prince of Wales, s. 1952
2011
Cambridge (1st), HRH Prince William of Wales
HRH Prince George of Cambridge
2018
Sussex (1st), HRH Prince Henry of Wales
None
1986
York (1st), Prince Andrew, HRH the Duke of York
None
1928
Gloucester (2nd), Prince Richard, HRH the Duke of Gloucester, s. 1974
Earl of Ulster
1934
Kent (2nd), Prince Edward, HRH the Duke of Kent, s. 1942
Earl of St Andrews
Earl
1999
Wessex (1st), Prince Edward, HRH the Earl of Wessex
Viscount Severn
* In June 1999 Buckingham Palace announced that the current Earl of Wessex will be granted the Dukedom of Edinburgh when the title reverts to the Crown. The title will only revert to the Crown on both the death of the current Duke of Edinburgh and the Prince of Wales' succession as king
‡ The title is held by the sovereign’s eldest son from the moment of his birth or the sovereign’s accession