How it all works

Marrying someone with a title

As someone who has had a presumed title for over 10 years one interesting question I keep having to answer is:

“If you get married does that mean the girl will become a Baroness”

It’s worth mentioning at this point that this question would only come with certain titles, it’s fairly common knowledge that there is no marital equivalent to Sir for example, if you marry a Sir you would remain who you are so to speak.

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How it all works

How (and why) to become a Lord

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.

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