The Table of Precedence Amongst Ladies in Scotland

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The Table of Precedence, arranged according to rank and status, can be used to dictate the order in which people arrive and depart at official functions, are announced, seating plans (both official and social) and list of signatories to a document.

The Table of Precedence

The Queen
Duchess of Rothesay
Daughters of the Sovereign
Wives of Younger Sons of the Sovereign
Granddaughters of the Sovereign
Wives of Grandsons of the Sovereign
Nieces of the Sovereign
Wives of nephews of the Sovereign
Duchesses (as in English Table)
Wives of Eldest Sons of Dukes of the Blood Royal
Marchionesses (as in English Table)
Wives of Eldest Sons of Dukes
Daughters of Dukes
Wives of Younger Sons of Dukes of the Blood Royal
Wives of Eldest Sons of Marquesses
Daughters of Marquesses
Wives of Younger Sons of Dukes
Countesses (as in English Table)
Viscountesses (as in English Table)
Wives of Eldest Sons of Earls
Daughters of Earls
Wives of Younger Sons of Marquesses
Baronesses, or Ladies of Parliament (Scotland) (as in English
  Table)
Wives of Eldest Sons of Viscounts
Daughters of Viscounts
Wives of Younger Sons of Earls
Wives of Eldest Sons of Barons or Lords of Parliament
Daughters of Barons or Lords of Parliament
Ladies of the Order of the Garter
Wives of Knights of the Garter
Ladies of the Order of the Thistle
Wives of Knights of the Thistle
Privy Counsellors (Women)
Wives of the Younger Sons of Viscounts
Wives of the Younger Sons of Barons
Wives of Baronets
Dames Grand Cross of Orders (as in English Table)
Wives of Knights Grand Cross and Knights Grand Commanders
  of Orders (as in English Tables)
Wives of Knights Bachelor, and Wives of Senators of the College
  of Justice (Lords of Session) including the wife of the Chairman
  of the Scottish Land Court
Companions of the Order of the Bath
Thence as in English Table

In Scotland the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are  known as the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are known as the Earl and Countess of Strathearn (see Scottish Tables of Precedence).

 

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