List of titles and honours of George VI of the United Kingdom


List of titles and honours of George VI of the United Kingdom

This is a list of the honours and appointments of George VI of the United Kingdom.

Royal and noble titles and styles

; Flagicon|United Kingdom United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland:Titles:* "Prince of the United Kingdom" (14 December 1895-11 December 1936):* "Duke of York" (3 June 1920-11 December 1936):* "Earl of Inverness" (3 June 1920-11 December 1936):* "Baron Killarney" (3 June 1920-11 December 1936):* English: "George the Sixth, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas King, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India" (11 December 1936-1948):: Latin: "George VI, Dei Gratia Magnae Britanniae, Hiberniae et terrarum transmarinarum quae in ditione sunt Britannica Rex, Fidei Defensor, Indiae Imperator" (11 December 1936-1948):* English: "George the Sixth, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas King, Defender of the Faith" (1948-6 February 1952):: Latin: "George VI, Dei Gratia Magnae Britanniae, Hiberniae et terrarum transmarinarum quae in ditione sunt Britannica Rex, Fidei Defensor" (1948-6 February 1952)

:Styles:* "His Highness" (14 December 1895-28 May 1898):* "His Royal Highness" (28 May 1898-11 December 1936):* "His Majesty" (11 December 1936-6 February 1952)

:Primary form of address:* "His Highness" Prince Albert of York (14 December 1895-28 May 1898):* "His Royal Highness" Prince Albert of York (28 May 1898-22 January 1901):* "His Royal Highness" Prince Albert of Cornwall and York (22 January 1901-9 November 1901):* "His Royal Highness" Prince Albert of Wales (9 November 1901-6 May 1910):* "His Royal Highness" The Prince Albert (6 May 1910-3 June 1920):* "His Royal Highness" The Duke of York (3 June 1920-11 December 1936):**In Scotland: "His Grace" The Lord High Commissioner (May 1929):* "His Majesty" The King (11 December 1936-6 February 1952)

; Flagicon|Isle of Man Isle of Man:* "Lord of Mann" (11 December 1936-6 February 1952)

; Flagicon|Jersey Flagicon|Guernsey Islands of Jersey and Guernsey:* "Duke of Normandy" (11 December 1936-6 February 1952)

;Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

:Titles:*Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (14 December 1895–17 July 1917):*Duke in Saxony (14 December 1895–17 July 1917)

:Styles:*His Highness (14 December 1895–17 July 1917)

Until 28 May 1898, George was styled "His Highness" by virtue of both his British and Saxon titles. After his elevation in Britain to "Royal Highness" that style masked his lower Saxon style.

British honours


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