How to Address a Marquess
How to Address a Marchioness

Names of a Marquess or Marchioness

——–The Marquess Townshend
—-—-The Marquess of Bute
—-—-The Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair

—-When a marquessate has a compound name, (name one) of/and (name two) use (name one) of/and (name two)  when the (complete name) is specified.

—-Use name one when (name) is specified.  The given name of the titled person is never used in formal address.

—-Envelope, official:
—-—-The Most Hon.
—-—-The Marquess/Marchioness (complete name)
—-—-The Most Hon.
—-—-The Marquess and Marchioness (complete name)

—-Letter salutation:
—-—-My Lord/Madam:
—-—-Dear Lord/Lady (name):

Excerpt from: Honor & Respect by Robert Hickey

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—-—-Noble Titles: Social Use Only

Not Finding Your Question Answered?

—-#1)  At right on desktops, at the bottom of every page on tablets and phones, is a list of all the offices, officials & topics covered on the site.

—-#2)  After checking the list and reading the posts, if you don’t see your question answered send me an e-mail. I am pretty fast at sending a reply: usually the next day or so (unless I am traveling.)  Note: I don’t have mailing or Email addresses for any of the officials and I don’t keep track of offices that exist only in history books.

—-#3)  If I think your question is of interest to others, I will post the question & answer – always changing the names and specifics.

— Robert Hickey

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