MODES OF ADDRESS

HSH Prince Albert of Monaco

His Serene Highness is the son of Prince Rainier III and Princess Grace, born Kelly.

HSH Prince Albert II succeeded His Father, Prince Rainier III. On July 12, 2005, at the end of the period of official mourning, the Prince's accession to the throne was celebrated.

HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco

Miss Wittstock was married to the Prince in a civil ceremony on 1st July 2011 in the Throne Room at the Palace of Monaco.  The religious ceremony took place on 2nd July 2011 in the Cour d'Honneur of the Palace of Monaco. Princess Charlene bears the title "HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco" along with all the historical titles vested to the Prince, in the feminine.

Members of the House of Lords

Lord Speaker

  • Beginning of email/letter: Dear Lord Speaker

  • End of email/letter: Yours sincerely

  • Envelope: The Rt Hon.* the Lord X, Lord Speaker

Baron (Lord)

  • Beginning of email/letter: Dear Lord X

  • End of email/letter: Yours sincerely

  • Envelope: The (Rt Hon.* the) Lord X

Baroness

  • Beginning of email/letter: Dear Lady X

  • End of email/letter: Yours sincerely

  • Envelope: The (Rt Hon.* the) Baroness X

Countess

  • Beginning of email/letter: Dear Lady X

  • End of email/letter: Yours sincerely

  • Envelope: The Countess (of) X

Duke

  • Beginning of email/letter: Dear Duke of X

  • End of email/letter: Yours sincerely

  • Envelope: His Grace the Duke of X

Earl

  • Beginning of email/letter: Dear Lord X

  • End of email/letter: Yours sincerely

  • Envelope: The (Rt Hon.* the) Earl (of) X

Lady

  • Beginning of email/letter: Dear Lady X

  • End of email/letter: Yours sincerely

  • Envelope: The (Rt Hon.* the) Lady X

Marquess

  • Beginning of email/letter: Dear Lord X

  • End of email/letter: Yours sincerely

  • Envelope: The Most Hon. the Marquess of X

Viscount

  • Beginning of email/letter: Dear Lord X

  • End of email/letter:Yours sincerely

  • Envelope: The (Rt Hon.* the) Viscount X

Archbishop

  • Beginning of email/letter: Dear Archbishop

  • End of email/letter: Yours sincerely

  • Envelope: The Most Rev. and the Rt Hon.* the Archbishop of X

Bishops

  • Beginning of email/letter: Dear Lord Bishop

  • End of email/letter: Yours sincerely

  • Envelope: The Rt Rev. the Lord Bishop of X

* Use Rt Hon. for members who are Privy Councillors.

Members of the House of Representatives

Members of Parliament are referred to as ‘Dr./Mr./Mrs./Miss……, MP’ during their period in Office.

If they are recipients of any state honours, the relevant post-nominal letters should be included before MP. For example: Dr./Mr./Mrs./Miss First Name, Last Name, CD, MP. If a Member of Parliament is the recipient of more than one state Order, the highest Order is placed first behind the surname, junior orders follow in succession. Also, if a Member of Parliament is a Cabinet Minister, he/she is styled Honourable.

Eg. Honourable First Name, Last Name, CD, MP

 

The formal manner of address in writing:

Honourable/Dr./Mr/Mrs/Miss First Name, Last Name, MP
Member of Parliament for …………….

Opening Salutation:

Dear Sir (formal)
Dear Member of Parliament/Dear Dr./Mr./Mrs./Miss  Last Name (semi-formal)

……………………………………..
Yours faithfully (formal)
Yours sincerely (semi-formal)
[Signature]

ADDRESSING ROYALTY

Envelope:

The Private Secretary to Her Majesty The Queen
Buckingham Palace
London SW1A 1AA

The Private Secretary to His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT, OM, GBE
Buckingham Palace
London SW1A 1AA

The Private Secretary to His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, KG, KT, GCB, OM
Clarence House
London SW1A 1BA

The Private Secretary to Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall, GCVO
Clarence House
London SW1A 1BA

The Private Secretary to His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge, KG, KT
Clarence House
London SW1A 1BA

The Private Secretary to Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge,
Clarence House
London SW1A 1BA

The Private Secretary to His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales,
Clarence House
London SW1A 1BA

The Private Secretary to His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG, GCVO
Buckingham Palace
London SW1A 1AA

The Private Secretary to His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex, KG, GCVO
Bagshot Park
Bagshot
Surrey GU19 5PL

The Private Secretary to Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex, GCVO
Bagshot Park
Bagshot
Surrey GU19 5PL

The Private Secretary to Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, KG, KT, GCVO
Buckingham Palace
London SW1A 1AA

The Private Secretary to His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester, KG, GCVO
Kensington Palace
London W8 4PU

The Private Secretary to Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester, GCVO
Kensington Palace
London W8 4PU

The Private Secretary to His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent, GCVO
Kensington Palace
London W8 4PU