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Re: Note: The Tuscan archdukes and archduchesses...
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...should not be styled as Imperial Highnesses because they do not descend in the male line from Francis II/I, who was the first hereditary Austrian Emperor. I donít know if this has since been changed.
Perhaps they first officially got the IH in exile, as part of their integration into the Imperial Family which was addressed twice by the Imperial Court in 1866 and 1877. However, I am guessing the Tuscans considered themselves equal in every way to the other junior Archdukes from the very start of the Austrian Empire.