List of titles and honours of Queen Elizabeth II


List of titles and honours of Queen Elizabeth II

This is a list of awards, decorations, honours, orders and titles belonging to Queen Elizabeth II. Where two dates are listed, then the first indicates the date of the attaining of the award or title, and the second indicates the date of its loss. (Many titles were lost when colonies became independent states. Others were lost when the Queen ascended to the throne, and took higher titles.)

Royal titles before ascension

*21 April 1926 - 11 December 1936: "Her Royal Highness" Princess Elizabeth of York
*11 December 1936 - 20 November 1947: "Her Royal Highness" The Princess Elizabeth
*20 December 1947 - 6 February 1952: "Her Royal Highness" The Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh

Royal and noble titles and styles

Queen Elizabeth II's titles (past and present) in each of her realms are:

Americas

"':: Titles:* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Antigua and Barbuda and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1981–present): Styles:* "Her Majesty" (1981–present)"':: Titles:* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1973–present): Styles:* "Her Majesty" (1973–present)"':: Titles:* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Barbados and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1966–present): Styles:* "Her Majesty" (1966–present)"':: Titles:* "Elizabeth The Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Belize and of Her Other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1981–present): Styles:* "Her Majesty" (1981–present)"':: Titles:* English: "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith" [ [http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/showtdm/cs/R-12 Royal Style and Titles Act] ] (1953–present):* French: "Elizabeth Deux, par la grâce de Dieu Reine du Royaume-Uni, du Canada et de ses autres royaumes et territoires, Chef du Commonwealth, Défenseur de la Foi" [ [http://laws.justice.gc.ca/fr/ShowDoc/cs/R-12/se:1::se:2/20070110/fr?showall=L&statuteyear=all&lengthannual=50&length=50&page=1&isPrinting=false#codese:2 Loi sur les titres royaux] ] (1953–present): Styles:* English:::* "Her Majesty" (1952–present):* French:::* "Sa Majesté" (1952–present): Other Notes::*In some cases, such as an oath of allegiance, Elizabeth's Canadian title is shortened to "Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, Queen of Canada" [ [http://gg.ca/media/fs-fd/p3_e.asp Oath of office – gg.ca] ] ::*In some older documents in French, Elizabeth's name is spelled "Élisabeth"."':: Titles:* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Grenada and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1974–present): Styles:* "Her Majesty" (1974–present)"':: Titles:* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Jamaica and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1962–present): Styles:* "Her Majesty" (1962–present)"':: Titles:* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Saint Christopher and Nevis and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1983–present): Styles:* "Her Majesty" (1983–present)"':: Titles:* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Saint Lucia and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1979–present): Styles:* "Her Majesty" (1979–present)"':: Titles:* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1979–present): Styles:* "Her Majesty" (1979–present)

Europe

"': :Titles:* English: "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith" (1953–present)::Latin: "Elizabeth II, Dei Gratia Britanniarum Regnorumque Suorum Ceterorum Regina, Consortionis Populorum Princeps, Fidei Defensor" (1953–present):* English: "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas Queen, Defender of the Faith" (1952–1953):: Latin: "Elizabeth II, Dei Gratia Magnae Britanniae, Hiberniae et terrarum transmarinarum quae in ditione sunt Britannica Regina, Fidei Defensor" (1952–1953):* "Duke of Lancaster (1952-present):* "Duchess of Edinburgh, Countess of Merioneth and Baroness Greenwich" (22 November 1947– ) [Unlike her other titles, Elizabeth held these from her husband and not in her own right. Therefore they did not merge in the Crown upon her Accession to the throne, but have nevertheless fallen into disuse as they are superseded by her title(s) as Queen.] :* "Princess of the United Kingdom" (21 April 19266 February 1952):Styles:* "Her Royal Highness" (1926–1952):* "Her Majesty" (1952–present):Primary form of address:* "Her Royal Highness" Princess Elizabeth of York (21 April 1926–11 December 1936):* "Her Royal Highness" The Princess Elizabeth (11 December 1936–20 November 1947):* "Her Royal Highness" The Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh (20 November 1947–6 February 1952):* "Her Majesty" The Queen (6 February 1952–present)"'::* Lord of Mann (1952–present)"'::* Duke of Normandy (1952–present)

Oceania

"':: Titles:* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of the United Kingdom, Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith" (1953–1973) – Royal Styles and Titles Act 1953:* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1973–present) – Royal Styles and Titles Act 1973: Styles:* "Her Majesty" (1952–present)"':: Titles:* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of New Zealand and Her Other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith" (1953–present): Styles:* "Her Majesty" (1952–present)"':: Titles:* "Elizabeth the Second, Queen of Papua New Guinea and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1975–present): Styles:* "Her Majesty" (1975–present)"':: Titles:* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of the Solomon Islands and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1978–present): Styles:* "Her Majesty" (1978–present)"':: Titles:* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Tuvalu and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1978–present): Styles:* "Her Majesty" (1978–present)

Non-official titles

Europe

; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
* Chieftain of the Braemar Gathering [ [http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page3889.asp?GalleryID=14&ItemID=970 "Royal Insight"; August, 2007] ]

Oceania

; Fiji
* Fijian: "Ilisapeci-Na Radi ni Viti kei Peritania": English: "Elizabeth, Queen of Fiji and Great Britain, Paramount Chief of the Fijian Islands"; New Zealand:
* Māori: "Kotuku": English: "The White Heron"

Former royal titles

Elizabeth II also held the following titles at various times in her reign:

Africa

; Ghana:
* "Elizabeth the Second, Queen of Ghana and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1957–1960); Nigeria:
* "Elizabeth the Second, Queen of Nigeria and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1960–1963); Sierra Leone:
* "Elizabeth the Second, Queen of Sierra Leone and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1961–1971); Tanganyika:Now part of Tanzania]
* "Elizabeth the Second, Queen of Tanganyika and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1961–1962); Uganda:
* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Uganda and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1962–1963); Kenya:
* "Elizabeth the Second, Queen of Kenya and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1963–1964); Malawi:
* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Malawi and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1964–1966); Mauritius:
* "Elizabeth the Second, Queen of Mauritius and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1968–1992); South Africa:
* "Elizabeth the Second, Queen of South Africa and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1952–1961); The Gambia:
* "Elizabeth the Second, Queen of The Gambia and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1965–1970);" Rhodesia (1965–1970)"Although she was recognized as Queen of Rhodesia by the Rhodesian government, she never accepted or exercised the office for the five years between the Rhodesian declaration of independence and the proclamation of the Republic of Rhodesia in 1970.]

Asia

; Pakistan:
* "Elizabeth the Second, Queen of the United Kingdom and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" [http://www.jstor.org/view/00030554/di960891/96p0006u/5?frame=noframe&userID=8fa78608@shef.ac.uk/01cce4403500501bee18f&dpi=3&config=jstor] (1952–1956); Ceylon:now Sri Lanka]
* "Elizabeth the Second, Queen of Ceylon and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1952–1972)

The Americas

; Trinidad and Tobago:
* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Trinidad and Tobago and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1962–1976); Guyana:
* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Guyana and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1966–1970)

Europe

; Malta:
* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Malta and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1965–1974)

Oceania

; Fiji:
* "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Fiji and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth" (1970–1987)

Commonwealth honours

Foreign honours

New Zealand

Ghana

Academic titles and honours

Since ascending to the throne Elizabeth has not accepted honorary degrees as this would technically place her under the jurisdiction of the Chancellor of the university, a position deemed unsuitable for a reigning monarch.

Notes and references

ee also

* Style of the British Sovereign
* List of titles and honours of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
* List of titles and honours of Charles, Prince of Wales
* List of titles and honours of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon


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