Obviously? Again, why wouldn’t the British style be recognized in Germany? It was perfectly legal and valid and not recognizing it would have been an affront to the reigning British sovereign. It just may not have affected his actual rank in Germany.
How about the other way around? Are foreign noble titles automatically recognized in the UK?
The question would be "Foreign noble title given to a british citizen".
I am thinking of the Duke of Wellington who holds titles granted by the kings of Portugal, Spain or NL, titles that I assume, must have been authorized or ratified by a british sovereign.
The Henry Battenberg case is easily explained.
You have the hessian grand-duke not recognizing Henry's father's wedding as equal and barring him and his family from the hessian succession and demoting him and his family from the hessian princely titles, referring to them as mere llustrious Counts and later HSH Princes N of Battenberg.
And then a foreigner monarch decides to grant one of them a title (HRH) that is higher than the one used by the head of the house (HGDH).
Don't know - but highly doubt - if Victoria had the politeness to consult Louis of H-D about the upgrade she was planning to operate.
If I am wrong, please correct me.
Now, if Henry and Louis IV would have met, say in Berlin, Henry would have outranked Louis, if his title was to be recognized in Germany.
Should Beatrice ever have travelled to Germany, what would be her title and status there ?
Her birth one as HRH or her husband's in Germany as mere HSH ?
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