Template talk:Infobox royalty

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Style/honorific prefix?[edit]

I'm wondering why styles are generally employed in infoboxes for clergy (see for instance His Eminence Robert Sarah), but not for royalties? As a background, I guess this archived discussion is related to my question. My question applies also to popes (see for intance Pope Francis). Chicbyaccident (talk) 15:32, 3 September 2017 (UTC)

Mother's name[edit]

Can we have a guideline on using a person's mother's maiden or birth name in the infobox if that name is different from her article title? -Acjelen (talk) 14:24, 2 December 2017 (UTC)

The main reason for inclusion is to provide the reader with genealogical information, so it does makes sense for it to be the maiden/birth name. This matches the practice in most ancestral tables and family trees. DrKay (talk) 14:34, 2 December 2017 (UTC)
  • Disagree: it can be assumed to be more confusing to a reader to find the maiden name in the infobox, which I think is meant to provide quick information at a glance, and thus to be encumbered by the question of whether or not the mother was married when the offspring was born. In the case of Prince Harry, his mother became his mother when he was born, not when she got married, and her name was then whatever is was when he was born. The same general principle should apply to all info boxes where genealogy, in my opinion, is less important that readily available & accurate info. --SergeWoodzing (talk) 21:03, 12 January 2018 (UTC)

Native name[edit]

The documentation needs to mention the native name syntax:

  • native_lang1
  • native_lang1_name1
  • native_lang2
  • native_lang2_name1
  • native_lang3
  • native_lang3_name1
  • native_lang4
  • native_lang4_name1
  • native_lang5
  • native_lang5_name1

Currently, the documentation makes no mention of these parameters, which are nevertheless supported by the template and used on pages such as Alexander the Great etc. Kidburla (talk) 00:07, 4 January 2018 (UTC)

I came to suggest the same thing, the infobox really neads it. CherryPie94 (talk) 15:47, 28 January 2018 (UTC)