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Order of precedence in Northern Ireland

 

Order of precedence in Northern Ireland


An unofficial order of precedence in Northern Ireland, according to Burke's Peerage, 106th. Edition [1], not officially authorised by or published with authority (cum privilegio) from either Buckingham Palace (the Royal Household) or the College of Arms, or the Home Office, the Ministry of Justice or the Northern Ireland Office of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom, or the Assembly of Northern Ireland, or the Northern Ireland Executive.

Gentlemen

  1. The Sovereign (The Queen)
  2. The Duke of Edinburgh
  3. Sons of the Sovereign
  4. The Prince of Wales
  5. The Duke of York
  6. The Earl of Wessex
  7. Grandsons of the Sovereign
  8. The Duke of Cambridge
  9. Prince Harry
  10. Viscount Severn
  11. Peter Phillips
  12. Brothers of the Sovereign (of which there are none)
  13. Uncles of the Sovereign (none living)
  14. Nephews of the Sovereign (Viscount Linley)
  15. Grandsons of former Sovereigns being Dukes
  16. The Duke of Gloucester
  17. The Duke of Kent
  18. Grandsons of former Sovereigns not being Dukes
  19. Prince George of Cambridge must presumably take precedence as the eldest son of a Duke of the Blood Royal (see below).
  20. The Church of Ireland and Roman Catholic archbishops of Ireland, and the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, according to the seniority of their consecration or election:
  21. Archbishop of Armagh (Church of Ireland) (Richard Clarke)
  22. Archbishop of Armagh (Roman Catholic) (Eamon Martin)
  23. Archbishop of Dublin (Roman Catholic) (Diarmuid Martin)
  24. Archbishop of Dublin (Church of Ireland) (Michael Jackson)
  25. Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland (Roy Patton)
  26. The Lord High Steward (office only in existence for coronations)
  27. The Lord High Chancellor (Chris Grayling MP)
  28. The Prime Minister (David Cameron MP)
  29. Commonwealth Prime Ministers, while visiting the UK, in order of appointment
  30. The Lord High Treasurer (currently in commission)
  31. Lord President of the Council (Vacant)
  32. Speaker of the House of Commons (John Bercow MP)
  33. The President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom (Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury)
  34. The Lord Privy Seal (Oliver Letwin MP)
  35. Ambassadors of foreign countries and High Commissioners of Commonwealth countries according to date of arrival
  36. The Lord High Constable (office only in existence coronations)
  37. The Earl Marshal (The Duke of Norfolk)
  38. The Lord High Admiral (office now held by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh)
  39. The Lord Steward of the Household (The Earl of Dalhousie)
  40. Dukes
  41. Earl of Ulster, eldest son of The Duke of Gloucester
  42. Earl of St Andrews, eldest son of The Duke of Kent
  43. Prince George of Cambridge, only son of the Duke of Cambridge
  44. Ministers, envoys, and other very important visitors from foreign countries
  45. The Lord Great Chamberlain (the Marquess of Cholmondeley)
  46. Marquesses
  47. Eldest sons of dukes
  48. Earl of Arundel and Surrey, eldest son of the Duke of Norfolk
  49. Lord Seymour, eldest son of the Duke of Somerset
  50. Earl of March and Kinrara, eldest son of the Duke of Richmond and Gordon
  51. Earl of Euston, eldest son of the Duke of Grafton
  52. Marquess of Worcester, eldest son of the Duke of Beaufort
  53. Earl of Burford, eldest son of the Duke of St Albans
  54. Marquess of Tavistock, eldest son of the Duke of Bedford
  55. Marquess of Hartington, eldest son of the Duke of Devonshire
  56. Marquess of Blandford, eldest son of the Duke of Marlborough
  57. Marquess of Granby, eldest son of the Duke of Rutland
  58. Marquess of Douglas and Clydedale, eldest son of the Duke of Hamilton and Brandon
  59. Earl of Dalkeith, eldest son of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry
  60. Marquess of Lorne, eldest son of the Duke of Argyll
  61. Marquess of Tullibardine, eldest son of the Duke of Atholl
  62. Marquess of Graham, eldest son of the Duke of Montrose
  63. Marquess of Bowmont and Cessford, eldest son of the Duke of Roxburghe
  64. Viscount Mandeville, eldest son of the Duke of Manchester
  65. Earl Percy, eldest son of the Duke of Northumberland
  66. Marquess of Douro, eldest son of the Duke of Wellington
  67. Marquess of Stafford, eldest son of the Duke of Sutherland
  68. Marquess of Hamilton, eldest son of the Duke of Abercorn
  69. Earl Grosvenor, eldest son of the Duke of Westminster
  70. Earl of Southesk, eldest son of the Duke of Fife
  71. Earl of Ulster, eldest son of the Duke of Gloucester
  72. Earl of St Andrews, eldest son of the Duke of Kent
  73. The Prince of Wales, eldest son of the Duke of Edinburgh
  74. Prince George of Cambridge, only son of the Duke of Cambridge
  75. The Lord Chamberlain of the Household (The Earl Peel)
  76. The Master of the Horse (The Lord Vestey)
  77. Earls
  78. Younger sons of dukes of Blood Royal (Lord Nicholas Windsor)
  79. Eldest sons of marquesses
  80. Earl of Wiltshire, eldest son of the Marquess of Winchester
  81. Earl of Aboyne, eldest son of the Marquess of Huntly
  82. Viscount Drumlanrig, eldest son of the Marquess of Queensberry
  83. Earl of Shelburne, eldest son of the Marquess of Lansdowne
  84. Viscount Raynham, eldest son of the Marquess Townshend
  85. Viscount Cranborne, eldest son of the Marquess of Salisbury
  86. Viscount Weymouth, eldest son of the Marquess of Bath
  87. Earl of Yarmouth, eldest son of the Marquess of Hertford
  88. Earl of Dumfries, eldest son of the Marquess of Bute
  89. Earl of Tyrone, eldest son of the Marquess of Waterford
  90. Earl of Hillsborough, eldest son of the Marquess of Downshire
  91. Earl of Belfast, eldest son of the Marquess of Donegall
  92. Earl of Bective, eldest son of the Marquess of Headfort
  93. Viscount Loftus, eldest son of the Marquess of Ely
  94. Lord Burghley, eldest son of the Marquess of Exeter
  95. Earl Compton, eldest son of the Marquess of Northampton
  96. Earl of Brecknock, eldest son of the Marquess Camden
  97. Earl of Uxbridge, eldest son of the Marquess of Anglesey
  98. Viscount Castlereagh, eldest son of the Marquess of Londonderry
  99. Earl of Mount Charles, eldest son of the Marquess Conyngham
  100. Earl of Cardigan, eldest son of the Marquess of Ailesbury
  101. Earl of Mulgrave, eldest son of the Marquess of Normanby
  102. Earl Ronaldshay, eldest son of the Marquess of Zetland
  103. Earl of Hopetoun, eldest son of the Marquess of Linlithgow
  104. Earl of Haddo, eldest son of the Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair
  105. Earl of Medina, eldest son of the Marquess of Milford Haven
  106. Viscount Erleigh, eldest son of the Marquess of Reading
  107. Younger sons of dukes
  108. The Lord Thomas Fitzalan-Howard
  109. The Lord Philip Fitzalan-Howard
  110. The Lord Gerald Fitzalan-Howard
  111. The Lord Michael Fitzalan-Howard
  112. The Lord Mark Fitzalan-Howard
  113. The Lord Charles Seymour
  114. The Lord Francis Seymour
  115. The Lord Nicholas Gordon-Lennox
  116. The Lord Charles FitzRoy
  117. The Lord Edward FitzRoy
  118. The Lord Edward Somerset
  119. The Lord John Somerset
  120. The Lord Peter Beauclerk
  121. The Lord James Beauclerk
  122. The Lord John Beauclerk
  123. The Lord Robin Russell
  124. The Lord James Russell
  125. The Lord Rudolf Russell
  126. The Lord Francis Russell
  127. The Lord Hugh Russell
  128. The Lord Edward Spencer-Churchill
  129. The Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill
  130. The Lord Hugo Manners
  131. The Lord Edward Manners
  132. The Lord Roger Manners
  133. The Lord John Douglas-Hamilton
    The Lord Selkirk of Douglas, though a son of a Duke of Hamilton, takes lower rank as a life baron
  134. The Lord Patrick Douglas-Hamilton
  135. The Lord David Douglas-Hamilton
  136. The Lord John Montagu-Douglas-Scott
  137. The Lord Damian Montagu-Douglas-Scott
  138. The Lord Colin Campbell
  139. The Lord Craig Murray
  140. The Lord Ronald Graham
  141. The Lord Donald Graham
  142. The Lord Edward Innes-Ker
  143. The Lord George Innes-Ker
  144. The Lord Robert Innes-Ker
  145. The Lord Kimble Montagu
  146. The Lord Max Percy
  147. The Lord James Percy
  148. The Lord John FitzGerald
  149. The Lord Adrian FitzGerald
  150. The Lord Richard Wellesley
  151. The Lord John Wellesley
  152. The Lord James Wellesley
  153. The Lord Henry Egerton
  154. The Lord Nicholas Hamilton
  155. The Lord Anthony Hamilton
  156. Viscounts
  157. Eldest sons of earls
  158. Viscount Ingestre, eldest son of the Earl of Shrewsbury
  159. Lord Stanley of Bickerstaffe, eldest son of the Earl of Derby
  160. Lord Herbert of Cardiff, eldest son of the Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery
  161. Charles Courtenay, eldest son of the Earl of Devon
  162. Viscount Andover, eldest son of the Earl of Suffolk
  163. Viscount Feilding, eldest son of the Earl of Denbigh
  164. Lord Norreys, eldest son of the Earl of Lindsey
  165. Viscount Maidstone, eldest son of the Earl of Winchelsea
  166. Viscount Hinchingbrooke, eldest son of the Earl of Sandwich
  167. Viscount Woodstock, eldest son of the Earl of Portland
  168. Viscount Bury, eldest son of the Earl of Albermarle
  169. Viscount Deerhurst, eldest son of the Earl of Coventry
  170. Lord Balniel, eldest son of the Earl of Crawford
  171. Lord Hay, eldest son of the Earl of Erroll
  172. Lord Strathnaver, eldest son of the Earl of Sutherland
  173. Lord Aberdour, eldest son of the Earl of Morton
  174. Lord Cardross, eldest son of the Earl of Buchan
  175. Lord Montgomerie, eldest son of the Earl of Eglinton
  176. Lord Berriedale, eldest son of the Earl of Caithness
  177. Lord Doune, eldest son of the Earl of Morway
  178. Lord Glamis, eldest son of the Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
  179. Lord Binning, eldest son of the Earl of Haddington
  180. Viscount of Maitland, eldest son of the Earl of Lauderdale
  181. Viscount of Garnock, eldest son of the Earl of Lindsay
  182. Viscount of Dupplin, eldest son of the Earl of Kinnoull
  183. Lord Bruce of Kinloss, eldest son of the Earl of Elgin
  184. Lord Neidpath, eldest son of the Earl of Wemyss
  185. Lord Ramsay of Dalhousie, eldest son of the Earl of Dalhousie
  186. Lord Ogilvy of Airlie, eldest son of the Earl of Airlie
  187. Lord Balgonie, eldest son of the Earl of Leven
  188. Lord Huntingtower, eldest son of the Countess of Dysart
  189. Lord Daer, eldest son of the Baron Selkirk of Douglas (disclaimed Earldom of Selkirk)
  190. Lord Rosehill, eldest son of the Earl of Northesk
  191. Lord Scrymgeour, eldest son of the Earl of Dundee
  192. Lord Johnstone, eldest son of the Earl of Annandale and Hartfell
  193. Lord Cochrane, eldest son of the Earl of Dundonald
  194. Viscount of Kirkwall, eldest son of the Earl of Orkney
  195. Viscount of Reidhaven, eldest son of the Earl of Seafield
  196. Lord Dalmeny, eldest son of the Earl of Rosebery
  197. Viscount of Kelburn, eldest son of the Earl of Glasgow
  198. Lord Guernsey, eldest son of the Earl of Aylesford
  199. Viscount Chewton, eldest son of the Earl Waldegrave
  200. Viscount Petersham, eldest son of the Earl of Harrington
  201. Viscount Lymington, eldest son of the Earl of Portsmouth
  202. Lord Brooke, eldest son of the Earl of Warwick
  203. Viscount Folkestone, eldest son of the Earl of Radnor
  204. Viscount Althorp, eldest son of the Earl Spencer
  205. Lord Apsley, eldest son of the Earl Bathurst
  206. Lord Hyde, eldest son of the Earl of Clarendon
  207. Viscount of Stormont, eldest son of the Earl of Mansfield
  208. Lord Porchester, eldest son of the Earl of Carnarvon
  209. Viscount Chelsea, eldest son of the Earl Cadogan
  210. Viscount FitzHarris, eldest son of the Earl of Malmesbury
  211. Viscount Dungarvan, eldest son of the Earl of Cork
  212. Lord Ardee, eldest son of the Earl of Meath
  213. Viscount Moore, eldest son of the Earl of Drogheda
  214. Viscount Forbes, eldest son of the Earl of Granard
  215. Lord Clifton of Rathmore, eldest son of the Earl of Darnley
  216. Viscount Ikerrin, eldest son of the Earl of Carrick
  217. Viscount Boyle, eldest son of the Earl of Shannon
  218. Viscount Stopford, eldest son of the Earl of Courtown
  219. Viscount Pollington, eldest son of the Earl of Mexborough
  220. Viscount Jocelyn, eldest son of the Earl of Roden
  221. Viscount Lisburne, eldest son of the Earl of Lisburne
  222. Lord Gilford, eldest son of the Earl of Clanwilliam
  223. Viscount Dunluce, eldest son of the Earl of Antrim
  224. Lord Silchester, eldest son of the Earl of Longford
  225. Viscount Carlow, eldest son of the Earl of Portarlington
  226. Lord Naas, eldest son of the Earl of Mayo
  227. Viscount Crichton, eldest son of the Earl of Erne
  228. Lord Bingham, eldest son of the Earl of Lucan
  229. Viscount Corry, eldest son of the Earl Belmore
  230. Viscount Suirdale, eldest son of the Earl of Donoughmore
  231. Viscount Alexander, eldest son of the Earl of Caledon
  232. Lord Loughborough, eldest son of the Earl of Rosslyn
  233. Viscount Cranley, eldest son of the Earl of Onslow
  234. Viscount Grey de Wilton, eldest son of the Earl of Wilton
  235. Viscount Glentworth, eldest son of the Earl of Limerick
  236. Viscount Clive, eldest son of the Earl of Powis
  237. Viscount Merton, eldest son of the Earl Nelson
  238. Lord Oxmantown, eldest son of the Earl of Rosse
  239. Viscount Somerton, eldest son of the Earl of Normanton
  240. Viscount Lowther, eldest son of the Earl of Lonsdale
  241. Viscount Sandon, eldest son of the Earl of Harrowby
  242. Viscount Melgund, eldest son of the Earl of Minto
  243. Viscount Grimston, eldest son of the Earl of Verulam
  244. Lord Eliot, eldest son of the Earl of St Germans
  245. Viscount Boringdon, eldest son of the Earl of Morley
  246. Viscount Newport, eldest son of the Earl of Bradford
  247. Viscount Encombe, eldest son of the Earl of Elden
  248. Viscount Curzon, eldest son of the Earl Howe
  249. Viscount Durwich, eldest son of the Earl of Stradbroke
  250. Lord Langton, eldest son of the Earl Temple of Stowe
  251. Viscount Newry, eldest son of the Earl of Kilmorey
  252. Viscount Northland, eldest son of the Earl of Ranfurly
  253. Viscount Anson, eldest son of the Earl of Lichfield
  254. Viscount Granville, eldest son of the Earl Granville
  255. Lord Howard of Effingham, eldest son of the Earl of Effingham
  256. Lord Ducie, eldest son of the Earl of Ducie
  257. Lord Worsley, eldest son of the Earl of Yarborough
  258. Viscount Coke, eldest son of the Earl of Leicester
  259. Viscount Campden, eldest son of the Earl of Gainsborough
  260. Viscount Enfield, eldest son of the Earl of Strafford
  261. Viscount Dangan, eldest son of the Earl Cowley
  262. Viscount Ednam, eldest son of the Earl of Dudley
  263. Viscount Tarbat, eldest son of the Earl of Cromartie
  264. Viscount Carlton, eldest son of the Earl of Wharncliffe
  265. Viscount Garmoyle, eldest son of the Earl Cairns
  266. Viscount Wolmer, eldest son of the Earl of Selborne
  267. Lord Medway, eldest son of the Earl of Cranbrook
  268. Viscount Errington, eldest son of the Earl of Cromer
  269. Viscount Hawkesbury, eldest son of the Earl of Liverpool
  270. Viscount Borodale, eldest son of the Earl Beatty
  271. Viscount Dawick, eldest son of the Earl Haig
  272. Viscount Asquith, eldest son of the Earl of Oxford
  273. Viscount Jellicoe, eldest son of the Earl Jellicoe
  274. Viscount Clanfield, eldest son of the Earl Peel
  275. Lord Irwin, eldest son of the Earl of Halifax
  276. Viscount Ruthven of Canberra, eldest son of the Earl of Gowrie
  277. Viscount Gwynedd, eldest son of the Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor
  278. Lord Romsey, eldest son of the Countess Mountbatten of Burma
  279. Viscount Linley, eldest son of the Earl of Snowdon
  280. Viscount Macmillan of Ovenden, eldest son of the Earl of Stockton
  281. The Lord Frederick Windsor
  282. Younger sons of marquesses
  283. The Church of Ireland and Roman Catholic Bishops, according to seniority of consecration
  284. Secretaries of State, if of the degree of a baron (none)
  285. Barons and Lords of Parliament
  286. The Sir C. Declan Morgan)
  287. Treasurer of the Household (Greg Hands MP)
  288. Comptroller of the Household (Vacant)
  289. Vice-Chamberlain of the Household (office currently held by a woman)
  290. Secretaries of State under the degree of baron
  291. George Osborne MP (First Secretary of State)
  292. Philip Hammond MP (Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)
  293. Chris Grayling MP (Secretary of State for Justice; ranks higher as Lord Chancellor)
  294. Michael Fallon MP (Secretary of State for Defence)
  295. Dr Vince Cable MP (Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills)
  296. Iain Duncan Smith MP (Secretary of State for Work and Pensions)
  297. Ed Davey MP (Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change)
  298. Jeremy Hunt MP (Secretary of State for Health)
  299. Eric Pickles MP (Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government)
  300. Alistair Carmichael MP (Secretary of State for Scotland)
  301. Patrick McLoughlin MP (Secretary of State for Transport)
  302. Sajid Javid MP (Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport)
    The Secretaries of State for the Home Department; for Northern Ireland; for Education; for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and for International Development are women
  303. Eldest sons of viscounts
  304. Younger sons of earls
  305. Eldest sons of barons
  306. Knights of the Garter
  307. Knights of the Thistle
  308. Knights of St. Patrick (none, order dormant)
  309. Privy Counsellors
  310. Lords Justices of Appeal of Northern Ireland
  311. Judges of the High Court of Northern Ireland
  312. Younger sons of viscounts
  313. Younger sons of barons
  314. Baronets
  315. Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
  316. Knights Grand Commanders of the Order of the Star of India (none, order dormant)
  317. Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
  318. Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire (none, order dormant)
  319. Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
  320. Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
  321. Knights Commanders of the Order of the Bath
  322. Knights Commanders of the Order of the Star of India (none, order dormant)
  323. Knights Commanders of the Order of St Michael and St George
  324. Knights Commanders of the Order of the Indian Empire (none, order dormant)
  325. Knights Commanders of the Royal Victorian Order
  326. Knights Commanders of the Order of the British Empire
  327. Knights Bachelor
  328. County Court Judges in Northern Ireland and Recorders of Boroughs
  329. Companions of the Order of the Bath
  330. Companions of the Order of the Star of India (none, order dormant)
  331. Companions of the Order of St Michael and St George
  332. Companions of the Order of the Indian Empire (none, order dormant)
  333. Commanders of the Royal Victorian Order
  334. Commanders of the Order of the British Empire
  335. Companions of the Distinguished Service Order
  336. Lieutenants of the Royal Victorian Order
  337. Officers of the Order of the British Empire
  338. Companions of the Imperial Service Order
  339. Eldest sons of younger sons of peers
  340. Eldest sons of baronets
  341. Eldest sons of Knights of the Garter
  342. Eldest sons of Knights of the Thistle
  343. Eldest sons of Knights of St Patrick
  344. Eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
  345. Eldest sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Star of India
  346. Eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
  347. Eldest sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
  348. Eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
  349. Eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
  350. Eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath
  351. Eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Star of India
  352. Eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
  353. Eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
  354. Eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
  355. Eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire
  356. Members of the Royal Victorian Order
  357. Members of the Order of the British Empire
  358. Younger sons of baronets
  359. Younger sons of Knights of the Garter
  360. Younger sons of Knights of the Thistle
  361. Younger sons of Knights of St Patrick
  362. Younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
  363. Younger sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Star of India
  364. Younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
  365. Younger sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
  366. Younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
  367. Younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
  368. Younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath
  369. Younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Star of India
  370. Younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
  371. Younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
  372. Younger sons of Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
  373. Younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire
  374. The Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service (Malcolm McKibbin)
  375. The Permanent Secretary to the Department of Finance and Personnel (Stephen Peover)
  376. The Permanent Secretary to the Department of Education (Paul Sweeney)
  377. The Permanent Secretary to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (Gerry Lavery)
  378. The Permanent Secretary to the Department of the Environment (Leo O'Reilly)
  379. The Permanent Secretary to the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (David Sterling)
  380. The Permanent Secretary to the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Andrew McCormick)
  381. The Permanent Secretary to the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (Rosalie Flanagan)
  382. The Permanent Secretary to the Department for Employment and Learning (Alan Shannon)
  383. The Permanent Secretary to the Department of Regional Development (David Orr)
  384. The Permanent Secretary to the Department of Social Development (William Haire)
  385. The Clerk of the Northern Ireland Assembly (Arthur Moir)
  386. The Comptroller and Auditor General for Northern Ireland (Kieran Donnelly)
  387. The Examiner of Statutory Rules (Gordon Nabney)
  388. The Crown Solicitor for Northern Ireland (O G Paulin)
  389. Queen's Counsel of Northern Ireland
  390. The Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (George Hamilton)
  391. Ladies

    1. The Queen
    2. Queens dowager (none living; ordered according to husband's death, earliest first)
    3. Daughters-in-law of the Sovereign
    4. The Duchess of Cornwall
    5. The Countess of Wessex
    6. Daughters of the Sovereign
    7. The Princess Royal
    8. Granddaughters-in-law of the Sovereign
    9. The Duchess of Cambridge
    10. Autumn Phillips
    11. Granddaughters of the Sovereign
    12. Princess Beatrice of York
    13. Princess Eugenie of York
    14. Lady Louise Windsor
    15. Zara Phillips, MBE
    16. Sisters-in-law of the Sovereign (of which there are none)
    17. Sisters of the Sovereign (none living)
    18. Aunts (by marriage) of the Sovereign (none living)
    19. Aunts (by blood) of the Sovereign (none living)
    20. Nieces (by marriage) of the Sovereign (Viscountess Linley)
    21. Nieces (by blood) of the Sovereign (Lady Sarah Chatto)
    22. Granddaughters-in-law of former Sovereigns (whose husbands are Dukes)
    23. The Duchess of Gloucester
    24. The Duchess of Kent
    25. Granddaughters-in-law of former Sovereigns (whose husbands are not Dukes)
    26. Princess Michael of Kent
    27. The Countess of Harewood
    28. Granddaughters of former Sovereigns
    29. Princess Alexandra, The Hon Lady Ogilvynb: since there is no specific place in the order for a great-grandchild of the Sovereign (no matter how directly in line), Princess Charlotte of Cambridge must presumably take precedence as the daughter of a Duke of the Blood Royal (see below).
    30. Commonwealth Prime Ministers, while visiting the UK, in order of appointment
    31. Ambassadors of foreign countries and High Commissioners of Commonwealth countries according to date of arrival
    32. Duchesses
    33. Countess of Ulster, wife of Earl of Ulster
    34. Countess of St Andrews, wife of Earl of St Andrews
    35. The Lady Davina Windsor, elder daughter of the Duke of Gloucester
    36. The Lady Rose Gilman, younger daughter of the Duke of Gloucester
    37. The Lady Helen Taylor, only daughter of the Duke of Kent
    38. Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, only daughter of the Duke of Cambridge
    39. Marchionesses
    40. Wives of duke's eldest sons
    41. Daughters of dukes not married to peers
    42. Countesses
    43. Wives of marquesses' eldest sons
    44. The Lady Gabriella Windsor
    45. Marquesses' daughters not married to peers
    46. Wives of dukes' younger sons
    47. Viscountesses
    48. Wives of eldest sons of earls or of countesses in their own right
    49. Earls' daughters not married to peers
    50. Sophie Winkleman, wife of Lord Frederick Windsor
    51. Wives of marquesses' younger sons
    52. Secretaries of State, if of the degree of a baron (none)
    53. Baronesses, wives Lords of Parliament, and female holders of Lordships of Parliament
    54. Secretaries of State below the degree of baron
    55. Theresa May MP (Secretary of State for the Home Department)
    56. Nicky Morgan MP (Secretary of State for Education)
    57. Liz Truss MP (Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
    58. Justine Greening MP (Secretary of State for International Development)
    59. Theresa Villiers MP (Secretary of State for Northern Ireland)
    60. Wives of viscounts' eldest sons
    61. Viscounts' daughters not married to peers
    62. Wives of younger sons of earls or of countesses in their own right
    63. Wives of eldest sons of barons or baronesses
    64. Daughters of barons or baronesses
    65. Ladies of the Garter
    66. The Princess Royal
    67. Princess Alexandra, the Honourable Lady Ogilvy
    68. Ladies of the Thistle
    69. The Princess Royal
    70. Lady Marion Fraser
    71. Wives of Knights of the Garter
    72. The Queen
    73. The Duchess of Cornwall
    74. The Duchess of Gloucester
    75. The Duchess of Kent
    76. The Duchess of Grafton
    77. The Lady Richardson of Duntisbourne
    78. The Lady Carrington
    79. The Duchess of Wellington
    80. The Lady Bramall
    81. The Viscountess Ridley
    82. The Lady Sainsbury of Preston Candover
    83. The Lady Ashburton
    84. The Lady Kingsdown
    85. Lady Hillary
    86. Lady Mary Colman
    87. The Duchess of Abercorn
    88. The Lady Inge
    89. Lady Acland
    90. The Duchess of Westminster
    91. The Lady Butler of Brockwell
    92. The Lady Morris of Aberavon
    93. Lady Major
    94. The Lady Bingham of Cornhill
    95. Wives of Knights of the Thistle
    96. The Queen
    97. The Duchess of Cornwall
    98. The Countess of Wemyss
    99. The Duchess of Buccleuch
    100. The Countess of Elgin
    101. The Lady Thomson of Monifieth
    102. The Countess of Airlie
    103. The Lady Margaret Tennant
    104. The Viscountess of Arbuthnott
    105. The Countess of Crawford
    106. The Lady Macfarlane of Bearsden
    107. The Lady Mackay of Clashfern
    108. The Lady Wilson of Tillyorn
    109. The Lady Steel of Aikwood
    110. The Lady Robertson of Port Ellen
    111. Privy Counsellors
    112. Lords Justices of Appeal
    113. High Court Judges
    114. Wives of viscounts' younger sons
    115. Wives of younger sons of barons or baronesses
    116. Wives of baronets
    117. Dames Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
    118. Dames Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
    119. Dames Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
    120. Dames Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
    121. Wives of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
    122. Wives of Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Star of India
    123. Wives of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
    124. Wives of Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
    125. Wives of Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
    126. Wives of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
    127. Dames Commander of the Order of the Bath
    128. Dames Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
    129. Dames Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
    130. Dames Commandes of the Order of the British Empire
    131. County Court Judges in Northern Ireland and Recorders of Boroughs
    132. Wives of Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath
    133. Wives of Knights Commander of the Order of the Star of India
    134. Wives of Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
    135. Wives of Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
    136. Wives of Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
    137. Wives of Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire
    138. Wives of Knights Bachelor
    139. Companions of the Order of the Bath
    140. Companions of the Order of St Michael and St George
    141. Commanders of the Royal Victorian Order
    142. Commanders of the Order of the British Empire
    143. Wives of Companions of the Order of the Bath
    144. Wives of Companions of the Order of the Star of India
    145. Wives of Companions of the Order of St Michael and St George
    146. Wives of Companions of the Order of the Indian Empire
    147. Wives of Commanders of the Royal Victorian Order
    148. Wives of Commanders of the Order of the British Empire
    149. Wives of Companions of the Distinguished Service Order
    150. Lieutenants of the Royal Victorian Order
    151. Officers of the Order of the British Empire
    152. Wives of Lieutenants of the Royal Victorian Order
    153. Wives of Officers of the Order of the British Empire
    154. Companions of the Imperial Service Order
    155. Wives of Companions of the Imperial Service Order
    156. Wives of the eldest sons of sons of peers or peeresses
    157. Daughters of sons of peers or peeresses
    158. Wives of the eldest sons of baronets
    159. Daughters of baronets
    160. Wives of eldest sons of Knights of the Garter
    161. Wives of eldest sons of Knights of the Thistle
    162. Wives of eldest sons of Knights of St Patrick
    163. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
    164. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Star of India
    165. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
    166. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
    167. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
    168. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
    169. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath
    170. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Star of India
    171. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
    172. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
    173. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
    174. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire
    175. Daughters of Knights of the Garter
    176. Daughters of Knights of the Thistle
    177. Daughters of Knights of St Patrick
    178. Daughters of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
    179. Daughters of Knights Grand Commander of the Star of India
    180. Daughters of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
    181. Daughters of Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
    182. Daughters of Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
    183. Daughters of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
    184. Daughters of Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath
    185. Daughters of Knights Commander of the Order of the Star of India
    186. Daughters of Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
    187. Daughters of Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
    188. Daughters of Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
    189. Daughters of Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire
    190. Members of the Royal Victorian Order
    191. Members of the Order of the British Empire
    192. Wives of Members of the Royal Victorian Order
    193. Wives of Members of the Order of the British Empire
    194. Wives of younger sons of baronets
    195. Wives of younger sons of Knights of the Garter
    196. Wives of younger sons of Knights of the Thistle
    197. Wives of younger sons of Knights of St Patrick
    198. Wives of younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
    199. Wives of younger sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Star of India
    200. Wives of younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
    201. Wives of younger sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
    202. Wives of younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
    203. Wives of younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
    204. Wives of younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath
    205. Wives of younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Star of India
    206. Wives of younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
    207. Wives of younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
    208. Wives of younger sons of Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
    209. Wives of younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire
    210. The Permanent Secretary to the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (Rosalie Flanagan)
    211. Local precedence

      1. The Lord Lieutenant of the County:
      2. The Lord Mayor:
      3. The (Elected) Mayor
      4. The Deputy Mayor
      5. Councillors
      6. Justices of the Peace
      7. The Town Clerk
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