In the summary of Chapter 9 Sir Leicester Dedlock is erroneously referred to as Sir Dedlock. The convention with the English honorific, "Sir", is that it is either used with the whole name (Christian name plus surname) or the Christian name alone.
Perversely enough, the wife of a nobleman (i.e. a Duke, Earl, Marquess, Viscount, Baronet, where the more formal female titles, Duchess, Marchioness, Viscountess or Baroness, are not used), or Knight of the Garter is usually referred to by her title and surname alone, although the daughters... Read more→
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