We will look at the legalities of using (or having) a title, the acquisition process, buying a title and all of the more complex details shortly as the purpose of this blog it to keep you informed of every part of the process, however, to break you in and get things rolling on a lighter note we will first look at some of the fun and perks you will get with any title and how to make the most of it!
Readers of thisismoney.co.uk might have seen this piece by Toby Walne in which he highlighted the easy with which anyone can become a Lord. Much like any other title of nobility it just takes a one off payment.
Toby’s interlocutory article linked to above contains the usual negativity and cynicism around buying a title and a statement about how you are not really going to be a legitimate member of the royal family after your payment of £200 but he did seem game in that he armed himself with a title and planned to put its effectiveness to the test.
The British honours system is basically just a way of rewarding an individual in the UK. Traditionally, and to this day, the ranks of nobility are as follows:
There are also easily identifiable female equivalents: