Some articles on courtesy titles, titles:
... This is a list of courtesy titles used for the heirs of currently extant titles in the Peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland, and the ... Asterisks denote courtesy titles currently used by living heirs ...
... Currently, there does not exist a complete list of marquisates (or other marquess titles, which are not covered in this list), in part, because their creations were numerous, especially during ... contains "marquisates of usage", which, in reality, might only be hereditary courtesy titles, or might be true, raised marquisates ... Recent archive findings has shown that some titles previously believed to be only courtesy titles are, in fact, raised marquisates ...
Famous quotes containing the words titles and/or courtesy:
“We have to be despised by somebody whom we regard as above us, or we are not happy; we have to have somebody to worship and envy, or we cannot be content. In America we manifest this in all the ancient and customary ways. In public we scoff at titles and hereditary privilege, but privately we hanker after them, and when we get a chance we buy them for cash and a daughter.”
—Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (18351910)
“The humanity of famous intellectuals lies in being wrong with gracious courtesy when dealing with those who are not famous.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)