Order of Precedence within the Kingdom of Marthis

Royal Family

The sovereign (regardless of gender)
the sovereign’s spouse
Queen dowager
Eldest son of the sovereign or Heir apparent or Heir presumptive
Younger sons of the sovereign
The sovereign’s daughters
Grandsons of the sovereign (ordered according to the rules of primogeniture)
The sovereign’s granddaughters (ordered according to the rules of primogeniture)
Brothers of the sovereign (ordered according to the rules of primogeniture)
Daughters of the former sovereign (ordered according to the rules of primogeniture)
Uncles of the sovereign (ordered according to the rules of primogeniture)
Aunts of sovereign (ordered according to the rules of primogeniture)
Nephews of the sovereign (ordered according to the rules of primogeniture)
Granddaughters of the former sovereign (ordered according to the rules of primogeniture)
Grandsons of former sovereigns who are dukes (ordered according to the rules of primogeniture)
Grandsons of former sovereigns who are not dukes (ordered according to the rules of primogeniture)

High Priests, High Officers of State, et al.

Lord Chamberlain
The High Chancellor of the Order of Faiths
The Lord High Steward
The Lord Chancellor
The Lord High Treasurer
The Lord High Constable
The Arms Marshal
The Lord Justice General
The Lord High Admiral
Lord Steward
Master of the Horse
Keeper of the Privy Purse
The Lord Privy Seal
Bearer of the Royal Banner
High Priests of Members of the Order of Faiths

Nobility, Head Priests, et al.

Dukes, et al.

Royal dukes not grandsons of former sovereigns
Dukes of realm (ordered according to date of creation),
Eldest sons of royal dukes (who are not already ranked higher)

Ministers, envoys, Ambassadors and other very important visitors from foreign countries

Marquesses, et al.

Marquesses of Realm (ordered according to date of creation)

Counts, et al.

Counts of Realm (ordered according to date of creation)

Heads of Temples, et al.

Heads of Temples within the Order of the Faith
High priests of non-outlawed temples
Heads of Temples of non-outlawed temples

Barons

Barons of Realm (ordered according to date of creation)

Gentry, et al.

Privy Counselors, et al.

Privy Counselors (PC) (ordered according to date of oath-taking – should they not rank Higher)
The Chancellor of the Order of the Black Dragon (Should they not rank higher)
The Chancellor of the Exchequer (Should they not rank higher)
The Chancellor of the Order of the Silver Star (Should they not rank higher)
The Chancellor of the Order of the Golden Lion (Should they not rank higher)
The Chancellor of the Order of the Silver Unicorn (Should they not rank higher)
The Lord Mayor of a Royal Chartered City

Knights of the Black Dragon

Knights of the Black Dragon (who are not already ranked higher in precedence as peers or royalty)

Senior Magistrates, et al.

Senior Magistrates of the Crown
Senior Magistrates to the Duchies

Baronets

Baronets (Bt) (ordered according to date of creation)

Knights – Royal Orders

Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Silver Star
Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Golden Lion
Knights Grand Cross of the Order of he Silver Unicorn

Knights Commander of the Order of the Silver Star
Knights Commander of the Order of the Golden Lion
Knights Commander of the Order of the Silver Unicorn

Knights Bachelor (Kt)

Lower level Magistrates, et al.

Junior Magistrates of the Crown
Junior Magistrates of the Duchies
Senior Magistrates of the Counties
Senior Magistrates of the Baronies

Other lower ranks, including Esquires and Gentlemen

Companions, commanders, lieutenants and officers of various orders

Knights invested in a noble house
Companions of the Order of the Silver Star
Companions of the Order of the Golden Lion
Companions of the Order of the Silver Unicorn
Commanders of Order of the Silver Unicorn
Lieutenants of Order of the Silver Unicorn (Not a Knight)
Officers of the Order of the Kingdom of Marthis (Not a Knight)

Members of orders

Members of the Order of the Kingdom of Marthis (Not a Knight)
Metal of the Silver Unicorn members

Yeoman et al.

Titled Yeomen

Stewards of Duchies (Should they not rank higher)
Mayors of Charter Cities
Stewards of Marks (Should they not rank higher)
Steward of Counties (Should they not rank higher)
Grand Guild-master of Chartered Guilds
High Sheriffs of Counties (Should they not rank higher)
Guard regiment Commanders (Should they not rank higher)
Esquires of the Realm
Priests of the Order of the Faith

Untitled Yeomen

Untitled Yeomen of Duchies
Untitled Yeomen of Marks
Untitles Yeomen of Counties
Untitled Yeomen of Baronies
Untitled Yeomen of Baronets
Priests of Non-Outlawed Faiths
Squires
Others

Notes:

  1. Husbands of Queen’s in their own right have always been referred to as the title Prince Consort and styled as a Royal Prince
  2. Wives are ranked with their husbands unless they hold direct peerage or rank higher than their Husbands.
  3. Husbands without peerage are ranked with their wives, Husbands with peerage are ranked by their wives’ Direct peerage, unless their own peerage is greater. This some times means couple may enter or be seated at different time.
  4. The Eldest Son of a peerage is treated as if of the peerage below his father or mother’s rank, all other Children are treated as if of the peerage two below his father or mother’s
  5. Children of Baron’s are treated as if they were Baronets
  6. Children of Baronets are treated as if they were House Knights
  7. Heir apparent can be appointed, the Sovereign may do this if he wishes, all other noble titles requires the approval of the Sovereign should this appointment not follow the normal laws of inheritance.
  8. Yeomen (and yeowomen) are commoners normally in direct service to a noble or the Crown. They are punished differently from peasants.
  9. The Host of an event is generally considered to come just after the royal family for that event. They will sit at the head table to the Left of Royal Guests otherwise sitting centre of the head table.
  10. Tradition allows for Royal household member to defer for their host, in fact over time this has been considered the polite thing to do. , the Soveriegn generally doesn’t do this at public or grand fuctions but can do it for prive small gatherings. in any case the deferment seats the host [and spouce] first before resuming normal order.

Order of Precedence within the Kingdom of Marthis

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