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26-12-2012: Dukes of Manchester and Montagu.

            Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne.

27-12-2012: Dukes of Marlborough, Princes of the Holy Roman Empire.

            Dukes of Buckingham and Normanby.

28-12-2012: Dukes of Rutland.

            Duke of Montrose.

 

List of Dukes in order of precedence.

 

Dukedoms in the Peerage of England, 1337–1707

Title Date of creation Surname Current status Notes
Duke of Cornwall 9 February 1337 Plantagenet (originally) extant held by the eldest son of the monarch who is also heir-apparent to the throne
Duke of Lancaster 6 March 1351 Plantagenet extinct 13 March 1361
Duke of Clarence 13 November 1362 Plantagenet extinct 17 October 1368
Duke of Lancaster 13 November 1362 Plantagenet merged in crown 30 September 1399
Duke of Cornwall 20 November 1376 Plantagenet merged in crown 22 June 1377 distinct from the 1337 creation, as the holder was not the eldest son of the monarch
Duke of York 6 August 1385 Plantagenet merged in crown 4 March 1461 forfeit November 1459–7 October 1460
Duke of Gloucester 6 August 1385 Plantagenet forfeit 8 September 1397
Duke of Ireland 13 October 1386 Vere forfeit 3 February 1388
Duke of Hereford 29 September 1397 Plantagenet merged in crown 30 September 1399
Duke of Aumale 29 September 1397 Plantagenet deprived of title 3 November 1399 also Earl of Rutland from 1390 and Duke of York from 1402
Duke of Exeter 29 September 1397 Holland deprived of title 1399
Duke of Surrey 29 September 1397 Holland forfeit 1399
Duke of Norfolk 29 September 1397 Mowbray extinct 17 January 1476 title not in use 1399 to 1425
Duchess of Norfolk 29 September 1397 Mowbray extinct 24 March 1400 for life only
Duke of Lancaster 10 November 1399 Plantagenet merged in crown 20 March 1413 also Duke of Cornwall
Duke of Clarence 2 July 1412 Plantagenet extinct 22 March 1421
Duke of Bedford 16 May 1414 Plantagenet extinct 14 September 1435
Duke of Gloucester 16 May 1414 Plantagenet extinct 28 February 1447
Duke of Exeter 18 November 1416 Beaufort extinct 30 December 1426
Duke of Exeter 6 January 1443 Holland forfeit 4 November 1461
Duke of Somerset 28 August 1443 Beaufort extinct 27 May 1444
Duke of Buckingham 14 September 1444 Stafford forfeit 17 May 1521 also forfeit 2 November 1483–November 1485
Duke of Warwick 5 April 1445 Beauchamp extinct 11 June 1446
Duke of Somerset 31 March 1448 Beaufort forfeit 3 April 1464 also forfeit 1461–1463
Duke of Suffolk 2 July 1448 de la Pole surrendered 26 February 1493
Duke of Clarence June 1461 Plantagenet forfeit 18 February 1478
Duke of Gloucester 1461 Plantagenet merged in crown 22 June 1483
Duke of Bedford 5 January 1470 Nevill deprived of title 1478
Duke of York 28 May 1474 Plantagenet extinct 1483 also Duke of Norfolk from 1477
Duke of Norfolk 12 June 1477 Plantagenet extinct 1483 also Duke of York
Duke of Norfolk 28 June 1483 Howard, Fitzalan-Howard extant title forfeit 22 August 1485–1 February 1514,;27 January 1547–October 1553,;2 June 1572–September 1660
Duke of Bedford 27 October 1485 Tudor extinct 21 December 1495
Duke of York 31 October 1494 Tudor merged in crown 21 April 1509 also Duke of Cornwall from 1502
Duke of Somerset 24 February 1499 Tudor extinct 19 June 1500
Duke of Suffolk 1 February 1514 Brandon extinct 14 July 1551
Duke of Richmond and Somerset 18 June 1525 Fitzroy extinct 22 July 1536
Duke of Somerset 16 February 1547 Seymour extant forfeit 22 January 1552–13 September 1660
Duke of Northumberland 11 October 1551 Dudley forfeit 22 August 1553
Duke of Suffolk 11 October 1551 Grey forfeit 23 February 1554
Duke of York 6 January 1605 Stewart merged in crown 27 March 1625 also Duke of Albany in Scotland and Duke of Cornwall from 1612
Duke of Richmond 17 May 1623 Stuart extinct 16 February 1624
Duke of Buckingham 18 May 1623 Villiers extinct 16 April 1687
Duke of Richmond 8 August 1641 Stuart extinct 12 December 1672
Duke of Cumberland 24 January 1644 Wittelsbach extinct 29 November 1682
Duke of York 27 January 1644 Stewart merged in crown 6 February 1685
Duke of Gloucester 13 May 1659 Stewart extinct 13 September 1660
Duke of Albemarle 7 July 1660 Monck extinct 6 October 1688
Duke of Monmouth 14 February 1663 Scott forfeit 15 July 1685
Duke of Cambridge 23 August 1664 Stewart extinct 20 June 1667
Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 16 March 1665 Cavendish extinct 26 July 1691
Duke of Cambridge 7 October 1667 Stewart extinct 8 June 1671
Duke of Cleveland 3 August 1670 Villiers, Fitzroy extinct 18 May 1774 also Duke of Southampton from 1709
Duchess of Portsmouth 19 August 1673 Penancoët de Kérouaille extinct 14 November 1734
Duke of Richmond 9 August 1675 Lennox extant also Duke of Gordon in the United Kingdom from 1876 and Duke of Lennox in Scotland
Duke of Southampton 10 September 1675 Fitzroy extinct 18 May 1774 also Duke of Cleveland from 1709
Duke of Grafton 11 September 1675 Fitzroy extant
Duke of Ormonde 9 November 1682 Butler forfeit 20 August 1715 also Duke of Ormonde in Ireland
Duke of Beaufort 2 December 1682 Somerset extant
Duke of Northumberland 6 April 1683 Fitzroy extinct 3 July 1716
Duke of Cumberland 9 April 1683 Oldenburg extinct 28 October 1708
Duke of St Albans 10 January 1684 Beauclerk extant
Duke of Berwick-upon-Tweed 19 March 1687 Fitzjames unclear it was long thought that the title was forfeit sometime around 1695, but there is no evidence of an attainder. If there was not one, the title is extant
Duke of Cumberland 9 April 1683 Oldenburg extinct 28 October 1700
Duke of Bolton 9 April 1689 Paulet extinct 25 December 1794
Duke of Schomberg 10 April 1689 Schomberg extinct 5 July 1719 also Duke of Leinster in Ireland from 1691
Duke of Shrewsbury 30 April 1694 Talbot extinct 1 February 1718
Duke of Leeds 4 May 1694 Osborne extinct 20 March 1964
Duke of Bedford 11 May 1694 Russell extant
Duke of Devonshire 12 May 1694 Cavendish extant
Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 14 May 1694 Holles extinct 15 July 1711
Duke of Marlborough 14 December 1702 Churchill extant
Duke of Buckingham and Normanby 23 March 1703 Sheffield extinct 30 October 1735
Duke of Rutland 29 March 1703 Manners extant
Duke of Montagu 14 April 1705 Montagu extinct 16 July 1749
Duke of Cambridge 9 November 1706 Guelph merged in crown 11 June 1727 also Duke of Cornwall from 1714


Dukedoms in the Peerage of Scotland, 1398–1707

Title Date of Creation Surname Current Status Notes
Duke of Rothesay 28 April 1398 Stewart extant held by eldest son of the monarch who is also heir-apparent; thus also Duke of Cornwall since 1603
Duke of Albany 28 April 1398 Stewart forfeit 24 May 1425
Duke of Albany abt 1457 Stewart extinct 2 June 1536 forfeit 1479-1482, 1483-1514
Duke of Ross 29 January 1488 Stewart extinct 17 January 1504
Duke of Montrose 18 May 1488 Lindsay extinct December 1495 deprived of title 1488-1489, title for life from 1489
Duke of Ross 1514 Stewart extinct 18 December 1515
Duke of Albany 1541 Stewart extinct 1541
Duke of Albany 20 July 1565 Stewart merged in crown 24 July 1567
Duke of Orkney 12 May 1567 Hepburn forfeit 29 December 1567
Duke of Lennox 5 August 1581 Stuart extinct 12 December 1672 also Duke of Richmond in England from 1623 until 1624 and from 1641; sat in the English House of Lords as Earl of Richmond 1613-1623 and as Earl of March 1624-1641
Duke of Albany 23 December 1600 Stewart merged in crown 27 March 1625 also Duke of York in England from 1605 and Duke of Rothesay from 1612
Duke of Kintyre and Lorne 1602 Stewart extinct 1602
Duke of Hamilton 12 April 1643 Hamilton extant also Duke of Brandon in Great Britain from 1711; sat in the English House of Lords as Earl of Cambridge in the Peerage of England 1643-1651 and in the British House of Lords as Duke of Brandon in the Peerage of Great Britain 1782-1963
Duke of Hamilton 20 September 1660 Hamilton (Douglas) extinct 18 April 1694 for life only; husband of the suo jure Duchess of Hamilton
Duke of Albany 31 December 1660 Stewart merged in crown 6 February 1685 also Duke of York in England
Duke of Buccleuch 20 April 1663 Scott forfeit 15 July 1685 also Duke of Monmouth in England
Duke of Buccleuch 20 April 1663 Scott, Montagu-Douglas-Scott extant also Duke of Queensberry from 1810; sat in the House of Lords as Earl of Doncaster in the Peerage of England 1743-1963
Duke of Lauderdale 1 May 1672 Maitland extinct 24 August 1682
Duke of Lennox 9 September 1675 Lennox extant also Duke of Gordon in the United Kingdom from 1876 and Duke of Richmond in England
Duke of Rothes 29 May 1680 Leslie extinct 27 July 1681
Duke of Gordon 3 November 1684 Gordon extinct 28 May 1836 sat in the House of Lords as Earl of Norwich in the Peerage of Great Britain 1784-1836
Duke of Queensberry 3 November 1684 Douglas, Montagu-Douglas Scott extant also Duke of Dover in Great Britain from 1708 until 1778 and Duke of Buccleuch from 1810
Duke of Argyll 23 June 1701 Campbell extant also Duke of Greenwich in Great Britain from 1718 until 1743 and Duke of Argyll in the United Kingdom from 1892; sat in the House of Lords as Earl of Greenwich 1705-1743, and as Baron Sundridge 1782-1892
Duke of Douglas 10 April 1703 Douglas extinct 21 July 1761 created for the Marquess of Douglas
Duke of Atholl 30 June 1703 Murray extant sat in the House of Lords as Earl Strange 1786-1957
Duke of Montrose 24 April 1707 Graham extant sat in the House of Lords as Earl Graham 1782-1963
Duke of Roxburghe 25 April 1707 Ker extant dormant 22 October 1805–11 May 1812; Sat in the House of Lords as Earl Ker 1782-1804 and as Earl Innes 1837-1963

Dukedoms in the Peerage of Great Britain, 1707–1801

Title Date of Creation Surname Current Status Notes
Duke of Dover 26 May 1708 Douglas extinct 22 October 1778 also Duke of Queensberry in Scotland
Duke of Kent 28 April 1710 Grey extinct 5 June 1740
Duke of Brandon 10 September 1711 Douglas extant also Duke of Hamilton in Scotland
Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven 26 July 1715 Bertie extinct 8 February 1809
Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull 10 August 1715 Pierrepont extinct 23 September 1773
Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 11 August 1715 Pelham-Holles extinct 17 November 1768 also Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne from 1757
Duke of York and Albany 5 July 1716 Guelph extinct 14 August 1728
Duke of Portland 6 July 1716 Bentinck extinct 30 July 1990
Duke of Wharton 28 January 1718 Wharton extinct 31 May 1731
Duchess of Kendal 19 March 1719 Schulenburg extinct 10 May 1743 also Duchess of Munster in Ireland, peerage for life only
Duke of Greenwich 27 April 1719 Campbell extinct 4 October 1743 also Duke of Argyll in Scotland
Duke of Manchester 28 April 1719 Montagu extant
Duke of Chandos 29 April 1719 Brydges extinct 29 September 1789
Duke of Dorset 17 June 1720 Sackville extinct 29 July 1843
Duke of Bridgewater 18 June 1720 Egerton extinct 8 March 1803
Duke of Edinburgh 26 July 1726 Guelph merged in crown 25 October 1760 also Duke of Cornwall from 1727 to 1751
Duke of Cumberland 27 July 1726 Guelph extinct 31 October 1765
Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne 17 November 1756 Pelham-Holles extinct 25 December 1988 also Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne until 1768
Duke of York and Albany 1 April 1760 Guelph extinct 17 September 1767
Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh 19 November 1764 Guelph extinct 30 November 1834
Duke of Northumberland 22 October 1766 Percy extant
Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn 22 October 1766 Guelph extinct 18 September 1790
Duke of Montagu 5 November 1766 Montagu extinct 23 May 1790
Duke of York and Albany 29 November 1784 Guelph extinct 5 January 1827
Duke of Clarence and St Andrews 20 May 1789 Guelph merged in crown 26 June 1830
Duke of Kent and Strathearn 24 April 1799 Guelph extinct 23 January 1820
Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale 24 April 1799 Guelph suspended 28 March 1919

Dukedoms in the Peerage of Ireland, 1661–1868

Title Date of Creation Surname Current Status Notes
Duke of Ormonde 30 March 1661 Butler extinct 17 December 1758 also Duke of Ormonde in England until 1715; the title was generally considered forfeit after 1715, and the third duke, brother of the attainted second duke, who held the title after 1745, did not use it.
Duke of Leinster 3 March 1691 Schomberg extinct 16 July 1719 also Duke of Schomberg in England from 1693
Duchess of Munster 18 July 1716 Schulenberg extinct 10 May 1743 also Duchess of Kendal in Great Britain from 1719, peerage for life only
Duke of Leinster 26 November 1766 FitzGerald extant sat in the British House of Lords as Viscount Leinster 1747-1999
Duke of Abercorn 10 August 1868 Hamilton extant sat in the House of Lords as Marquess of Abercorn 1868-1999

Dukedoms in the Peerages of the United Kingdom, from 1801 to present

Title Date of Creation Surname Current Status Notes
Duke of Sussex 27 November 1801 Guelph extinct 21 April 1843
Duke of Cambridge 27 November 1801 Guelph extinct 17 March 1904
Duke of Wellington 11 May 1814 Wellesley extant
Duke of Buckingham and Chandos 4 February 1822 Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville extinct 26 March 1889
Duke of Sutherland 28 January 1833 Leveson-Gower; Sutherland-Leveson-Gower; Egerton extant
Duke of Cleveland 29 January 1833 Vane; Powlett extinct 21 August 1891
Duchess of Inverness 10 April 1840 Underwood extinct 1 August 1873
Duke of Edinburgh 24 May 1866 von Wettin extinct 30 July 1900
Duke of Westminster 27 February 1874 Grosvenor extant
Duke of Connaught and Strathearn 24 May 1874 von Wettin extinct 26 April 1943
Duke of Gordon 13 January 1876 Gordon Lennox extant also Duke of Richmond in England and Duke of Lennox in Scotland
Duke of Albany 24 May 1881 von Wettin suspended 28 March 1919
Duke of Fife 29 July 1889 Duff extinct 29 January 1912 Letters Patent contained the standard remainder "heirs male of his body". A re-creation in 1900 allowed the first Duke's daughter to inherit (see below)
Duke of Clarence and Avondale 24 May 1890 von Wettin extinct 14 January 1892
Duke of Argyll 7 April 1892 Campbell extant also Duke of Argyll in Scotland
Duke of York 24 May 1892 von Wettin merged in crown 6 May 1910 also Duke of Cornwall from 1901
Duke of Fife 24 April 1900 Duff; Carnegie extant
Duke of York 5 June 1920 Windsor merged in crown 11 December 1936
Duke of Gloucester 31 March 1928 Windsor extant
Duke of Kent 12 October 1934 Windsor extant
Duke of Windsor 8 March 1937 Windsor extinct 28 May 1972
Duke of Edinburgh 20 November 1947 Mountbatten extant
Duke of York 23 July 1986 Mountbatten-Windsor extant
Duke of Cambridge 29 April 2011 Mountbatten-Windsor extant

 

 

 
 
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