The Monarchy

Question: What is the name of the main property and asset portfolio that is held for the Monarch in Trust?

Answer: The Duchy of Lancaster

Question: Managed by The Duchy Council, what organisation is designed to provide an income for the heir to the throne and to pay their costs for public appearances, works and duties?

Answer: The Duchy of Cornwall

Question: The heir to the throne will normall have three titles (amongst others) including Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall and Earl of Chester.  In strict terms, in which order should these be put?

Answer: Prince of Wales; Earl of Chester; Duke of Cornwall Earl of Chester comes before the Duke of Cornwall because it is a subsidiary title of Prince of Wales, effectively making his title: Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester, Duke of Cornwall.