Dukes and Duchesses
Our quick study into how to address British aristocracy begins here, at the top of the tree.
The British peerage has five descending, hereditary degrees. They are Dukes, Marquesses, Earls, Viscounts and Barons. A Duke is the highest grade of the peerage. Wives of Dukes are styled Duchesses.
Please note this page contains information about non-royal Dukes.