Posted by Kate on July 11, 1997 at 09:47:04:
In reply to Re: Baronets and Lords and Knights posted by Amy on July 10, 1997 at 23:56:36
] ] ] How do you address each of the following:
] ] ] Baronets
] ] ] Knights
] ] ] Lords
] ] ] and their wives?
] ] Easy. You click on H.C.'s link at the top of the board, read what he says, then practice it, with a lot of bowing and scraping!
] One thing I found interesting in the "What JA ate (I KNOW I KNOW I KNOW)
] but this was a facsimile page of a listing of precedence, telling whether, say, the younger son of a Marquis precedes a Baronet or the Lord Admiral or whatever.
] If nobody knows of a place on the net, I'll find the book and scan it in -- or get it from another source. It's really fascinating.
Of course the only REAL source on the peerage etc is DeBretts. Several years ago when I worked for a judge in Australia, and we occasionally had English visitors, we had to refer to it often to find out the right way of addressing a Lord Justice, a Law Lord, etc etc. (and who had precedence...)
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