Grammar Patterns

Vocative nouns

The 'majesty' group

These nouns are used to address an important person formally. They are used with the determiner your. (See also Section 15, meaning group 63.)
Your Highness, the law is very clear regarding threats to the Empire.
I quite agree, Your Majesty.
  • Eminence
  • Excellency
  • Grace
  • Highness
  • Holiness
  • Honour
  • Ladyship
  • Lordship
  • Majesty
  • Royal Highness
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