Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Question from Missy - Mary and Elizabeth's address for Edward

How would have Elizabeth and Mary addressed thier brother when he was a prince? In private, would it have been apporiate such to call him Brother or Edward?

1 comment:

PhD Historian said...

In those letters that survive, Mary and Elizabeth both address Edward as "Brother" and occasionally "Your Highness." After Edward became king in 1547, they refer to him as "Brother" or, more often, "Your Majesty."