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Abbreviations and Symbols
Abbreviations Symbols
abd
abdicated
*
born
ann
annulled
~
baptised
att
attained
died
bapt
baptised
executed
bef
before
>
on or after
cr
created
<
on or before
d.y./y
died young
buried
dep
deposed
§
event occurred by year shown
depr
deprived
half-siblings
div
divorced
=
married
dism
dismissed

no issue
dsp
died without issue
uncertain if married
dvp
died in father's lifetime
concubine
ext
extinct
divorce/annulment
forf
forfeited
-
non-marital relationship
inv
invested
uncertain if a relationship existed
k
killed
unknown relationship type
m
murdered
҂
died unmarried
N
name or surname unknown
¦
uncertain parentage
NNF
name unknown - female
Θ
link to person within the same chart
NNM
name unknown - male
joint ruler
NSI
no issue surviving beyond infancy
ѧ
abdicated
ren
renounced

brief family tree for an individual
res
resigned

deposed
rev
revoked

titular
s
suicide

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Family chart unassigned
sp
(appearing after a year) died without issue
   
tit
titular
   
tr
translated to another see
   
u.
und
   
x
slain in battle
   
y
died young, usually, in infancy or early childhood
   
Titles
Abp
archbishop
Hon
honourable
AD
archduke/erzherzog; archduchess/erzherzogin
Hr
herr
AG
altgraf/altgrave; altgräfin/altgravine
HRE
holy roman emperor
Arch
archon
HRH
his/her royal highness
Azn
Hzg
herzog
B
baron/barone/barón/baran/báró
Hzn
herzogin
Bart
baronet
Inf
infante/infanta
Bgf
burggraf/burgrave; burggräfin/burgravine
Jhr, Jkvr
jonkheer, jonkvrouw
Bgfn
burggräfin/burgravine
Jrl
jarl
Bl
blessed
K
king
Bp
bishop
Kh
khan
Bss
baroness/baronesse/baronne/baronessa/baronesa
L
lord
C
count/comte/conte/conde
Ld
laird
Card
cardinal priest
Lg
landgraf/landgrave; landgräfin/landgravine
Cardinal-B
cardinal bishop
Ly
lady
Cardinal-D
cardinald deacon
M
marquess/marquis/marchese/marqués
Cav
cavaliere
Mg
markgraf/margrave; markgräfin/margravine
Chanc
chancellor
Mhrja
maharaja
Chev
chevalier
Mz
mirza
Chf
chief
Mlla
madamigella
Cons
consort
Mlle
madamoiselle
Cos
consul
Mme
madame
CPal
count palatine
Mss
marchioness/marquise/marchesa/marquesa
CPr
crown Prince
Mstr
master
CPss
crown Princess
Nob
nobile
Css
countess/comtesse/contessa/condesa
Nwb
nawab
D
duke/duc/duca/duque
P
prince/prince/principe/principe/prinz
Des
despot
Pal
palatine
Dict
dictator
Pgf
pfalzgraf
Dg
doge
Pgfn
pfalzgräfin
Dm
dame
Ph
pharaoh
dn
don
PM
prime minister
dna
donna/doña
Pod
podestà
Dph
dauphin
Pres
president
Dss
duchess/duchesse/duchessa/duquesa
Pss
princess/princesse/principessa/principesa/prinzessin
E
earl
Q
queen
Edl
edle, edler
QM
queen mother
Ehr
erbherr
Rsgf
reichsgraf
El
elector/kurfürst
Rfhr
reichsfreiherr
Eldmn
ealdorman
Rhgf
rheingraf
Em
emir/amir
Rhgfn
rheingräfin
Emp
emperor
Rl
ruler
Emps
empress
Rr
ritter
Erbp
erbprinz
Schk
schenk
Esq
esquire
Sh
shah
Ffr
freifrau
Shk
sheik/shaikh
Fgf
freigraf
Shka
sheika/shaika
Fgfn
freigräfin
Sn
signore, seigneur, señor
Fhr
freiherr
Sna
signora, señora
Fr
frau
Sr
sire
Frn
freiin
SR
sri rani
Fst
fürst
St
saint
Fstn
fürstin
Sul
sultan
GD, GHzg
grand duke; grand duchess, Großherzog
Tav
Gen
general
Tsrn
tsarina/czarina
Gf
graf
V
viscount/vicomte/visconte/visconde
Gfn
gräfin
Voiv
voivode
gt
gennant
Vss
viscountess/vicomtesse/viscontessa/viscondesa
GVoiv
grand voivode
W-u.R
wild- und Rheingraf/Rheingräfin
Her
hereditary
 
 



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