"The" + names with a titel "Prince" or "Duke"?

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"The" + names with a titel "Prince" or "Duke"?

Post by Ivana » Sun Sep 16, 2012 1:06 pm

Hi everybody
I have a grammar book and there is that "the" should be used:
the Prince Charles, the Duke James Buchanan,.......

I have not seen it at BBC website. I am not sure what is right.
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Re: "The" + names with a titel "Prince" or "Duke"?

Post by Alan » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:51 am

No, the article should not be used here.