Chris Green wrote:To be absolutely accurate, I could have written: "This is the standard used in Scotland by the Duke of Cambridge, where he is known as Earl of Strathearn", or perhaps: "This is the standard used in Scotland by the Earl of Strathearn, better known to non-Scots as the Duke of Cambridge". I am afraid I didn't.
OK. But the title of the thread is "The Arms of the Duke of Rothesay" not "The Arms of the Prince of Wales Known in Scotland as The Duke of Rothesay". So, for the sake of consistency it would make sense to use the Scottish title within the context of this conversation. The Earl of Strathearn is also known simply as Prince William by non-Scots and wherever he is. I take your point about how this is merely a matter of semantics and a minor one at that.