Royal Highness

noun

used as a title for a member of a royal family
used with his, her, their, or your
their Royal Highnesses, the Prince and Princess of Wales
Her/His Royal Highness will receive you now.
Thank you, your Royal Highness.

Examples of Royal Highness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His Royal Highness King Charles III has, of course, also been diagnosed with cancer, although Buckingham Palace has declined to reveal its form or stage. Hayley Maitland, Vogue, 22 Mar. 2024 Kensington Palace will, therefore, only provide updates on Her Royal Highness’ progress when there is significant new information to share. Kimi Robinson, USA TODAY, 1 Mar. 2024 Having His Royal Highness visit the synagogue and learn a bit about the community and looking at the history of the synagogue was lovely. Simon Perry, Peoplemag, 29 Feb. 2024 The scandal also prompted the queen to insist that her son step back from royal duties, give up his royal patronages and military titles and stop using the High Royal Highness title in any official capacity. Martha Ross, The Mercury News, 4 Jan. 2024 Currently, Isabella is styled as Her Royal Highness Princess Isabella of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat. Skyler Caruso, Peoplemag, 5 Jan. 2024 The Palace even considered restoring Diana her designation of Her Royal Highness after the funeral, but the Spencer family turned the offer down, saying that would not have been Diana’s wishes. Jackie Strause, The Hollywood Reporter, 30 Nov. 2023 All members of the royal family, including those with His/Her Royal Highness (HRH) titles such as Princess Kate, bow or curtsy to the monarch and his wife when greeting them for the first time in a while — even his children! Stephanie Petit, Peoplemag, 21 Nov. 2023 Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales (Kate Middleton) chose an appropriately sparkly dress for a glitzy event: her father-in-law King Charles III's 75th birthday. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 15 Nov. 2023

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“Royal Highness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Royal%20Highness. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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