Use of titles in Caledon

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A relatively small (but active) group of residents and friends of the Independent State of Caledon use titles. Some of these titles have been granted to the holder by another, some reflect various levels of authority or power, and some are used solely for the fun of it. Whatever the origin of an individual's title, in most social situations in Caledon residents out of courtesy attempt to address others as they wish to be addressed.

As noted in Sir Edward Pearse's aetheric journal, it is a common practice in Caledon to refer to women as "Miss" or "Miss Surname" until one knows that they prefer something else.

In order to assist newcomers to Caledon, this list is presented in alphabetical order by first name. Where a preferred form of address is known, it is added in parentheses after the name. Square brackets enclose explanatory material.

This list does not include military, civic, or professional titles.

  • His Grace, Aberdon Enigma, Duke of Strathspey
  • Dame Abigail Raymaker (-Palowakski), Baronessa of Bauerhoff de Caledon (Dame Abigail, Mrs Palowakski)
  • Sir Adso Krogstad, Order of the Red Rose (Sir Adso)
  • Lady Aevalle Galicia, Miss Caledon, Duchess of Wellsian, Duchess of Middlesea, Marquessa of East and West Speirling, Duchess of Speirling Isles, Order of the Lapin d'Argent, High Priestess of the Coven of the Firth Witch, Miss Kitty of the Caledon Catgirl Brigade and Captain of the Teal Squad, Crimson Pirates.
  • Lt. of the Dragoons, The Honourable Amber Lady Palowakski, 15th Baroness of Bauerhoff de Caledon, OWR, Ambassador to Steelhead (Lady Amber, My Lady)
  • His Grace, ambiant Kukulcan, Duke of Glamorgan (Your Grace)
  • Sir Amplebeak Tinlegs
  • Her Grace, Autopilotpatty Poppy, Duchess of Kintyre & Countess Sea Song
  • Lord Bram Hallison, former Marquis of Cay
  • Carricre Wind, first Duchess of Caledon Sound, never used her ducal style (Admiral Wind)
  • Her Grace, Chance Takashi, Duchess of Greystoke
  • Her Grace, Christine McAllister, Duchess of Argylle, Countess of Primbroke (Your Grace, Lady Primbroke)
  • Her Grace, Cornelia Rothschild, Grand Duchess of Teslace
  • Her Grace, CoyoteAngel Dimsum, Duchess of Primverness, Baroness Lovelace, Defender of the Faith(less), Keeper of the Light (Beer), Speaker to Machines, Literacy's Morlock
  • Doctor Darien Mason (has valid claim to the title Prince of Erebus, but rejects it)
  • Lady Darkling Elytis, First Marquise of West Speirling Isle, Banshee of Tanglewood, Baroness Amondeu (in exile) (Lady Darkling)
  • Guvnah Desmond Shang (Guvnah, Des)
  • Her Grace, Diamanda Gustafson, Second Duchess of Caledon Sound, Protector of Caledon, Defender of Murdann (also known as "Lady Whoop Ass") (Your Grace, Lady Diamanda, Lady Protector, Protectrix)
  • His Grace, Draco Nacht, Duke of Caledon Cafall
  • DrBob Margulies, Affected title not required in address (Dr Bob, Mr Margulies, Dr Margulies)
  • Sir Drystan Knight, Order of the Dragonfly
  • His Grace, Edward Pearse, Duke of Argylle, Earl of Primbroke (Your Grace, Lord Primbroke)
  • Lady Edwina Heron, Former Marquise of East Cavendish, Countess of Swoonsbury (Court of Carntaigh) (Lady Edwina)
  • Her Grace, Eleanor Brentano, Duchess of Cavendish
  • Elrik Merlin, Laird Brideswell (Brideswell, Elrik) [the title denoting simply a landowner]
  • Erasmus Margulis, Knight of Caledon, Former Regent of Kintyre and 13th Earl of Carradale (Lord Carradale)
  • Eva Bellambi, Former Duchess Loch Avie, Lady Chief of Clan Bellambi (Lady Eva)
  • Sir Excalibur Longstaff, Order of the Dragonfly
  • Her Grace, Fauve Aeon, Duchess of Strathspey
  • Dame Fogwoman Gray, Dame Commander of the Order of the Black Thorn
  • Her Grace, Gabrielle Riel, Duchess of Carntaigh (Your Grace), Prim Minister of Edison
  • Sir Gerami Fizz [former Steward of Caledon]
  • Gloire Thibaud, Former Duchess of Middlesea, Lady Gloire.
  • Gnarlihotep Abel, Former Duke of Greystoke
  • Baron of Bauerhoff Gottfried Eusebio [abdicated]
  • Hermione Fussbudget, Baroness Wyre (Miss Fussbudget, Baroness Wyre, Lady Wyre)
  • Her Grace, Ilsa Munro, Duchess of Loch Avie
  • Sir Jaksoi Pak
  • Archduchess Jayleden Miles, last Duchess of Connaught
  • Lady Jillian Vayandar, Duchess of Glengarry
  • Sir JJ Drinkwater, Knight of Caledon, Order of the Nightingale (L'ordre du Rossignol), Knight Commander of the Library Militant, Order of the Lapin d'Argent, Order of the Lapin d'Or #1, High Seneschal of the House of Wu. (Mr. Drinkwater.)
  • Her Grace, Vicereine Kamilah Hauptmann, Last Steward of Caledon, Duchess of Lionsgate (Your Excellency, Your Lyonesse)
  • Lady Kate Nicholas, Countess of Inbhir Abigh (Графиня/Grafinya) [Court of Loch Avie]
  • Her Majesty Kendra Bancroft, Kaiserin von Neualtenburg
  • Khashai Steinbeck, First Steward of Caledon [former Steward of Caledon]
  • Her Grace, Kirasha Urqhart, Duchess of Westmoreland
  • Kirawill Collingwood, First Marquessa of East Speirling, Baroness Bardhaven (Lady Speirling, Lady Bardhaven, Baroness Bardhaven) [Courts of Loch Avie and of Carntaigh]
  • Lady Kyera Yalin, High Priestess of Epona
  • Baron KlausWulfenbach Outlander, ruler of Europa Wulfenbach (Herr Baron) [ignore "Outlander"; his full name is Klaus Wulfenbach]
  • Dame Lapin Paris, Knight of Caledon, Lapin d'Or #2 for her work on the 2007 Relay for Life
  • Lady Lavendar Beaumont, former Duchess of Kintyre
  • Leosanni Somme, Knight of Caledon
  • Sir Lucien Brentano, Knight of Caledon, Captain of the Tyrian Squad, Crimson Pirates
  • Her Grace, Ordinal Malaprop, Duchess of Perenelle and Knight of Caledon
  • His Serenity Otenth Paderborn, Jarl of Orcadia, Duke of Murdann, Viscount Ormsby of Little West Sniggery and Giggleford, Thegn of Aa (Your Grace, Otenth)
  • His Grace Lord Puck Goodliffe
  • Lady Pym Sartre
  • Captain Rachire Andel, Rogue Duke of Morgaine, Captain of the Crimson Pirates, Red-Hued Psycho
  • Sir Rudolfo Woodget, Knight Commander of the Order of the Black Thorn
  • Dame Shaylee Greenspan, Order of the Dragonfly
  • Lady Shenlei Flasheart [former Duchess of Loch Avie]
  • The Most Honourable The Marchioness of Giggleford, Soliel Snook (Lady Giggleford)
  • Sir Subghoul Epsilon, Order of the Dragonfly
  • Captain Tao Mistwalker, Duke of Caledon Llyr, Captain of the Black Moon Pirates
  • Sir Telemachus Dean, Order of the Red Rose (Sir Telemachus, Sir Tele)
  • Dame Valentine Janus, Dame Commander of the Order of the Black Thorn, Ambassador to Adam ondi Ahman (Val, rarely Dame Valentine)
  • His Grace, Viderian Vollmar, First Lord of Cymru
  • His Grace, Vivito Volare, Keeper of Secrets, "Duke" of Caer Firnas, Conspirator, Anonymous Third Party to the Proceedings (Mr. Volare)
  • Her Grace, Wendyslippers Charisma, last duchess of Caledon Cape Wrath
  • His Grace, Wrath Constantine, current Duke of Middlesea, Duke of Wellsian, Marquis of East Speirling, Marquis of West Speirling, Duke of Speirling Isles, Duke of Caledon Sound, Captain of the Crimson Pirates, and Da Bewm Bunneh
  • Princesa Yuriko Muromachi [former Steward of Caledon]
  • Zealot Benmergui, Baron Bardhaven (Lord Bardhaven, Baron Bardhaven)
  • Sir ZenMondo Wormser, Order of the Red Rose, Order of the Nightingale (L'ordre du Rossignol), 1st Earl of Machrihanish, The Order of the Lapin d'Argent (Sir ZenMondo, Sir Zen)


  • The Order of the Red Rose is awarded by the Duchy of Loch Avie.
  • The Order of the Nightingale (L'ordre du Rossignol) is awarded by the Duchy of Carntaigh.
  • The Library Militant
The Order of the Lapin d'Charbon (Coal Rabbit) of the Library Militant is awarded by the Duchess of Primverness for exemplary service specifically related to the nature of the Library's mission in Caledon (Victorian, neo-Victorian, and Steampunk) to the Whitehorn Memorial Library in Caledon.
The Order of the Lapin d'Argent (Silver Rabbit) of the Library Militant is awarded by the Duchess of Primverness for exemplary service to the Whitehorn Memorial Library in Caledon. This award is armigerous and entitles the holder to style themself as "Esquire". The formal rank within the Order is "Esquire d'Argent"
The Order of the Lapin d'Or (Golden Rabbit) of the Library Militant is awarded by the Duchess of Primverness for extraordinary service beyond the bounds of rationality and good sense to the Whitehorn Memorial Library in Caledon. The award is armigerous and entitles to the holder to style themselves "Sir/Dame/Master/Mistress" as they see fit.
(A note concerning The Library Militant: the obligatory vows are Literacy, Obstinancy, and Bibliomancy, but the Order is also strongly governed by custom. While there is no formal vow of Humility, custom dictates that Knights Commander eschew the use of courtesy titles in address, unless their lands and territories independently entitle them to same.)
  • The Order of the Dragonfly is awarded by the Duchy of Kintyre.
  • The Order of the Black Thorn is awarded by the Duchy of Murdann.

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