Style of the British sovereign

way of addressing the monarch of the United Kingdom

The precise style of British sovereigns has varied over the years. The present style is officially proclaimed in two languages:[1][2]

  • in Latin:

    Elizabeth II, Dei Gratia Britanniarum Regnorumque Suorum Ceterorum Regina, Consortionis Populorum Princeps, Fidei Defensor[2]


  1. UK Parliament, Royal Titles Act 1953 (1 & 2 Eliz. 2 c. 9)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "No. 39873". The London Gazette (11th supplement). 26 May 1953. p. 3023. Proclamation of 28 May 1953 made in accordance with the Royal Titles Act 1953.