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How do I address her? Dear Prof X? Dear Lady Prof X?
Help on ettiquete please.
there is a book. It's a bit like 'who's who', but a bit more old-fashioned. I can't remember what it's called. But all addressing etiquettes are in there.
Someone must have it? or similar.
Alternatively the really simple answer would be to call her Secretary and ask her.
I think it's just Dear Dame X
I want to write to the Pope: Your Holiness!
the book of the internet before the internet was made?
(copies available on Amazon etc)
Or Debrett's? - posho self declared arbiter of manners.
Are you writing in a professional capacity? Then no need to go further than 'professor'.
but it's a formal letter from work so I think Dame trumps Prof.
I encounter this situation myself from time to time. If it's about her work then it's definitely 'prof'. If you want to be safe, then it's 'Dear Professor Dame Whateverhernameis...'.
Unless they're totally up themselves, plain professor will do.
Not for her. I heard she was found dead in the drawing room this morning...
If you're addressing her about something else, or in her knightly capacity, "Dear Dame [forename]".
if you are writing it properly. As it is Professor Sir X for a bloke.
Dear Sugar Tits