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Names in italics indicate higher precedence elsewhere in the table: e.g. many Knights of the Garter have higher precedence as peers. The insignia of a knight of the Order of the Garter. ...

Contents

Gentlemen

Members of the Royal Family

  1. The Sovereign (HM Queen Elizabeth II)
  2. HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
  3. HRH The Prince of Wales
  4. HRH The Duke of York
  5. HRH The Earl of Wessex
  6. HRH Prince William of Wales
  7. HRH Prince Henry of Wales
  8. HRH The Duke of Gloucester, grandson of King George V
  9. HRH The Duke of Kent, grandson of King George V
  10. HRH Prince Michael of Kent, brother of the Duke of Kent

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ... The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, (Philip Mountbatten; born Prince Philippos of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921) is the husband and consort of Queen Elizabeth II. Originally a Prince of Greece and Denmark, Prince Philip abandoned those titles to serve in the Royal Navy, but did not renounce them. ... The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George Mountbatten-Windsor; born Windsor, 14 November 1948), is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. ... HRH The Duke of York His Royal Highness The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, (Andrew Albert Christian Edward Mountbatten-Windsor, formerly Windsor), styled HRH The Duke of York (born February 19, 1960), is a member of the British Royal Family, the third child and second son of Queen Elizabeth II... The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, (Edward Antony Richard Louis Mountbatten-Windsor), styled HRH The Earl of Wessex, KG (born March 10, 1964), is a member of the British royal family, the youngest child and third son of Queen Elizabeth II. He has held the title of Earl of Wessex... Prince William of Wales (William Arthur Philip Louis Mountbatten-Windsor; born 21 June 1982) is the elder son of The Prince of Wales and his first wife, the late Diana, Princess of Wales. ... Prince Henry of Wales (Henry Charles Albert David Mountbatten-Windsor; born September 15, 1984; commonly known as Prince Harry) is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales and his first wife, the late Diana, Princess of Wales. ... Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO (Richard Alexander Walter George Windsor; born 26 August 1944) is a member of the British Royal Family, a grandson of King George V. He has been Duke of Gloucester since his fathers death in 1974. ... George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 - 20 January 1936) was the first British monarch belonging to the House of Windsor, as a result of his creating it from the British branch of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. ... Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, KG, GCMG, GCVO (Edward George Nicholas Patrick Paul Windsor; born 9 October 1935), is a member of the British Royal Family, a grandchild of King George V. He has held the title of Duke of Kent since 1942. ... Prince Michael of Kent, GCVO (Michael George Charles Franklin Windsor; born 4 July 1942) is a member of the British Royal Family, a grandson of King George V and Queen Mary. ...

High Officers of State, et al.

  1. The Archbishop of Canterbury (The Most Revd and Rt Hon. Rowan Williams)
  2. The Lord High Steward (office only in existence for coronations)
  3. The Lord High Chancellor (The Rt Hon. The Lord Falconer of Thoroton)
  4. The Archbishop of York (The Most Revd and Rt Hon. John Sentamu)
  5. The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, First Lord of the Treasury (The Rt Hon. Tony Blair)
  6. Commonwealth Prime Ministers, while visiting the UK, in order of appointment
  7. The Lord High Treasurer (currently in commission)
  8. The Lord President of the Council (See Order of Precedence for Ladies)
  9. The Speaker of the House of Commons (The Rt Hon. Michael Martin)
  10. The Lord Speaker of the House of Lords (See Order of Precedence for Ladies)
  11. The Lord Privy Seal (The Rt Hon. Jack Straw)
  12. Ambassadors and High Commissioners in order of arrival
  13. The Lord Great Chamberlain (The Most Hon. The Marquess of Cholmondeley)
  14. The Lord High Constable of England (office only in existence for coronations)
  15. The Earl Marshal (His Grace The Duke of Norfolk)
  16. The Lord High Admiral (office now held by the Sovereign)
  17. The Lord Steward of the Household (His Grace The Duke of Abercorn)
  18. The Lord Chamberlain of the Household (The Rt Hon. The Earl Peel)
  19. The Master of the Horse (The Rt Hon. The Lord Vestey)

Arms of the see of Canterbury The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior clergyman of the established Church of England and symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ... Rowan Douglas Williams, DPhil, DD, FBA, (born 14 June 1950) is the 104th and current Archbishop of Canterbury, metropolitan of the province of Canterbury, Primate of All England and head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ... The position of Lord High Steward of England, not to be confused with the Lord Steward, a court functionary, is the first of the Great Officers of State. ... This article or section needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ... Lord Falconer of Thoroton Charles Leslie Falconer, Baron Falconer of Thoroton, PC, QC (born 19 November 1951) is a British barrister and Labour Party politician. ... Arms of the Archbishop of York The Archbishop of York, Primate of England, is the metropolitan bishop of the Province of York, and is the junior of the two archbishops of the Church of England, after the Archbishop of Canterbury. ... The pectoral cross Sentamu is seen here wearing is decorated with images and words associated with Oscar Romero. ... The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the head of government and so exercises many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... The First Lord of the Treasury is the head of the commission exercising the ancient office of Lord High Treasurer in the United Kingdom, usually but not always the Prime Minister. ... For other people of the same name, see Tony Blair (disambiguation) Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953)[1] is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service, Leader of the UK Labour Party, and Member of the UK Parliament... Prime Ministers of Commonwealth nations in order of appointment: The Prime Minister of Barbados — Owen Arthur (1994) The Prime Minister of Grenada — Keith Mitchell (1995) The Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis — Denzil Douglas (1995) The Prime Minister of Australia — John Howard (1996) The Prime Minister of Saint Lucia... The Lord High Treasurer bears a white staff as his symbol of office. ... The Office of Lord President of the Council is a British cabinet position, the holder of which acts as presiding officer of the Privy Council. ... In the United Kingdom, the Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, and is seen historically as the First Commoner of the Land. ... Michael John Martin MP (born 3 July 1945) is the current Speaker of the House of Commons in the United Kingdom. ... The Lord Speaker (or Lady Speaker) will be a new position in the British Parliament created once the Constitutional Reform Acts provisions about the Speakership of the House of Lords comes into effect. ... This article is about the British House of Lords. ... The Lord Privy Seal or Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal is one of the traditional sinecure offices in the British Cabinet. ... Jack Straw was/is the name of two famous individuals: John Whitaker Straw (born August 3, 1946), commonly known as Jack Straw, is a British Labour Party politician. ... The following is the list of Ambassadors and High Commissioners to the United Kingdom, or more formally, to the Court of St. ... The Lord Great Chamberlain of England is the sixth of the Great Officers of State, ranking beneath the Lord Privy Seal and above the Lord High Constable. ... David George Philip Cholmondeley, 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley (born 27 June 1960) is the current Lord Great Chamberlain of England, technically as a partial holder of that office. ... The Lord High Constable of England is the seventh of the Great Officers of State, ranking beneath the Lord Great Chamberlain and above the Earl Marshal. ... Earl Marshal (alternatively Marschal or Marischal) is an ancient chivalric title used separately in England, Ireland and the United Kingdom. ... Arms of the Duke of Norfolk The Most Noble Edward William Fitzalan-Howard, 18th Duke of Norfolk (born 2 December 1956) is the premier duke and earl of England, and currently holds the hereditary title of Earl Marshal, given to successive Dukes of Norfolk since 1672. ... For the international law of the sea, see Admiralty law. ... almLord Steward or Lord Steward of the Household, in England, an important official of the Royal Household. ... James Hamilton, 5th Duke of Abercorn. ... The Lord Chamberlain or Lord Chamberlain of the Household is one of the chief officers of the Royal Household in the United Kingdom, and is to be distinguished from the Lord Great Chamberlain, one of the Great Officers of State. ... William James Robert Peel, 3rd Earl Peel, GCVO, PC, DL (born 3 October 1947) is a cross-bench (non-party) member of the House of Lords and Lord Chamberlain of the Royal Household. ... The Master of the Horse was (and in some cases, is) a historical position of varying importance in several European nations. ... Samuel George Armstrong Vestey, 3rd Baron Vestey, is a British businessman who has been Chairman of the Vestey Group Ltd from 1995, and was Chairman of the Meat Training Council 1991-1995. ...

Nobility, et al

  1. Dukes
  2. Certain Members of the Royal Family
    1. Earl of Ulster, eldest son of HRH The Duke of Gloucester
    2. Earl of St Andrews, eldest son of HRH The Duke of Kent
  3. Ministers, Envoys, and other very important visitors from foreign countries
  4. Marquesses
  5. Eldest sons of Dukes
  6. Earls
  7. Younger sons of Dukes of Blood Royal (The Lord Nicholas Windsor)
  8. Eldest sons of Marquesses
  9. Younger sons of Dukes
  10. Viscounts
  11. Eldest sons of Earls
  12. The Lord Frederick Windsor, a member of the extended Royal Family.
  13. Younger sons of Marquesses
  14. The Lords Spiritual
    1. The Bishop of London (The Rt Rev and Rt Hon Richard Chartres)
    2. The Bishop of Durham (The Rt Rev Tom Wright)
    3. The Bishop of Winchester (The Rt Rev Michael Scott-Joynt)
    4. Other Church of England Diocesan Bishops, according to seniority of consecration
    5. Suffragan Bishops, according to seniority of consecration
    6. Retired Church of England Diocesan Bishops, according to seniority of consecration
  15. Secretaries of State, if of the degree of a Baron
  16. Barons and Lords of Parliament
  17. The Royal Household
    1. Commissioners of the Great Seal (office obsolete)
    2. Treasurer of the Household (Bob Ainsworth, also Chief Deputy Whip)
    3. Comptroller of the Household (Thomas McAvoy)
    4. Vice-Chamberlain of the Household (John Heppell)
  18. Secretaries of State under the degree of Baron:
    1. The Rt Hon. John Hutton
    2. The Rt Hon. Alistair Darling
    3. The Rt Hon. John Reid
    4. The Rt Hon. Peter Hain
    5. The Rt Hon. Hilary Benn
    6. The Rt Hon. Des Browne
    7. The Rt Hon. Alan Johnson
    8. The Rt Hon. David Miliband
    9. The Rt Hon. Douglas Alexander
  19. Eldest sons of Viscounts
  20. Younger sons of Earls
  21. Eldest sons of Barons

This is a list of present Dukes in the Peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. ... the Earl of Ulster Alexander Patrick Gregers Richard Windsor, Earl of Ulster (born 24 October 1974) is the only son of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. ... George Philip Nicholas Windsor, Earl of St Andrews (b. ... This is a list of present Marquesses in the Peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. ... See also the list of dukes in the peerages of the British Isles. ... This is a list of present Earls in the Peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. ... The Lord Nicholas Windsor is a member of the British Royal Family. ... See also the list of Marquesses in the peerages of the British Isles. ... See also the list of dukes in the peerages of the British Isles. ... This is a list of present Viscounts in the Peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. ... See also the list of Earls in the peerages of the British Isles. ... Lord Frederick Windsor Lord Frederick Freddie Michael George David Louis Windsor (April 6, 1979 in Paddington, London, United Kingdom) is the 30th in the line of succession to the British throne. ... See also the list of Marquesses in the peerages of the British Isles. ... Arms of the Bishop of London The Bishop of London is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of London in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Right Reverend and Right Honourable Richard Chartres (born July 11, 1946) is the 132nd Bishop of London, being installed on September 26, 1996. ... Arms of the Bishop of Durham The Bishop of Durham is the officer of the Church of England responsible for the diocese of Durham, one of the oldest in the country. ... Tom (N.T.) Wright is the Bishop of Durham of the Anglican Church and a leading British New Testament scholar. ... Arms of the Bishop of Winchester The diocese of Winchester is one of the oldest and most important in England. ... This is a list of Barons (Lords of Parliament in Scottish terms) in the Peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. ... The position of Treasurer of the Household is theoretically held by a household official of the British monarch, under control of the Lord Stewards Department, but is, in fact, a political office held by one of the governments Deputy Chief Whip in the House of Commons. ... The Comptroller of the Household is an ancient position in the English royal household, currently the second-ranking member of the Lord Stewards department, and often a cabinet member. ... A junior whip in the House of Commons and an officer of the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom. ... John Heppell (born 3 November 1948, Newcastle-upon-Tyne) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... The Rt Hon. ... The Rt Hon. ... John Reid (born 8 May 1947) is a British politician who is Home Secretary and Member of Parliament for the Scottish constituency of Airdrie and Shotts. ... Peter Gerald Hain (born February 16, 1950, Nairobi, Kenya) is a British Labour Party politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Secretary of State for Wales. ... Hilary James Wedgwood Benn (November 26, 1953) is a British politician, a current member of the British cabinet as Secretary of State for International Development and Labour Member of Parliament for the West Yorkshire constituency of Leeds Central. ... The Right Honourable Desmond Henry Browne MP (born March 22, 1952) British politician and barrister. ... Alan Arthur Johnson MP (born 17 May 1950, London) is a British Labour Party politician. ... David Wright Miliband (born London, 15 July 1965) is Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in the government of the United Kingdom. ... Douglas Garven Alexander (born October 26, 1967) is a British politician who is Secretary of State for Transport and Secretary of State for Scotland He is the Member of Parliament for the Scottish constituency of Paisley and Renfrewshire South representing the Labour Party. ...

Knights, Privy Counsellors, Judges, Baronets et al.

  1. Knights of the Garter:
    1. The Lord Richardson of Duntisbourne
    2. The Lord Carrington of Bulcot Lodge
    3. HRH the Duke of Kent
    4. The Duke of Wellington
    5. The Lord Bramall
    6. The Viscount Ridley
    7. The Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover
    8. The Lord Ashburton
    9. The Lord Kingsdown
    10. Sir Ninian Stephen
    11. Sir Edmund Hillary
    12. Sir Timothy James Alan Colman
    13. HRH the Duke of Gloucester
    14. The Duke of Abercorn
    15. Sir Erskine William Gladstone of Fasque and Balfour, Bt.
    16. The Lord Inge
    17. Sir Anthony Arthur Acland
    18. The Duke of Westminster
    19. The Lord Butler of Brockwell
    20. The Lord Morris of Aberavon
    21. The Lord Bingham of Cornhill
    22. The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major
  2. Knights of the Thistle:
    1. HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
    2. The Earl of Wemyss and March
    3. The Duke of Buccleuch and Queensbury
    4. The Earl of Elgin and Kincardine
    5. The Lord Thomson of Monifieth
    6. The Earl of Airlie
    7. The Viscount of Arbuthnott
    8. The Earl of Crawford and Balcarres
    9. The Lord Macfarlane of Bearsden
    10. The Lord Mackay of Clashfern
    11. The Lord Wilson of Tillyorn
    12. The Lord Sutherland of Houndwood
    13. Sir Eric Anderson
    14. The Lord Steel of Aikwood
    15. The Lord Robertson
  3. Knights of St Patrick (order obsolete)
  4. Privy Counsellors
  5. Certain Officials and Senior Judges
    1. Chancellor of the Order of the Garter (The Lord Carrington
    2. Chancellor of the Exchequer (The Rt Hon. Gordon Brown)
    3. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (The Rt Hon. Alan Milburn)
    4. Lord Chief Justice of England (The Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers)
    5. Master of the Rolls (The Rt. Hon. Sir Anthony Clarke)
    6. President of the Family Division of the High Court (The Rt. Hon. Sir Mark Potter)
    7. Lords Justices of Appeal
    8. Judges of the High Court
  6. Younger sons of Viscounts
  7. Younger sons of Barons
  8. Baronets
  9. Knights Grand Cross or Grand Commander
    1. Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
    2. Knights Grand Commanders of the Order of the Star of India (order obsolete)
    3. Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
    4. Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire (order obsolete)
    5. Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
    6. Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
  10. Knights Commander
    1. Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath
    2. Knights Commander of the Order of the Star of India
    3. Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
    4. Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
    5. Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
    6. Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire
  11. Knights Bachelor
  12. Certain Officials
    1. Vice-Chancellor of the County Palatine of Lancaster (Mr Justice Lloyd)
    2. Recorder of London (Michael Hyam)
    3. Recorder of Manchester and of Liverpool (in order of appointment):
      1. Recorder of Manchester (Judge Maddison)
      2. Recorder of Liverpool (Judge Globe)
    4. Common Serjeant (Judge Beaumont)
  13. Judges junior to those of the High Court
    1. Circuit Judges
    2. Master of the Court of Protection (Denzil Lush)
  14. Members of Orders
    1. Companions of the Order of the Bath
    2. Companions of the Order of the Star of India
    3. Companions of the Order of St Michael and St George
    4. Companions of the Order of the Indian Empire
    5. Commanders of the Royal Victorian Order
    6. Commanders of the Order of the British Empire
    7. Companions of the Distinguished Service Order
    8. Lieutenants of the Royal Victorian Order
    9. Officers of the Order of the British Empire
    10. Companions of the Imperial Service Order

The Right Honourable Gordon William Humphreys Richardson, Lord Richardson of Duntisbourne, born November 25, 1915, is a banker, former lawyer, and former Governor of the Bank of England. ... Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, 6th Baron Carrington, KG, GCMG, CH, MC, PC, JP, DL (born June 6, 1919), was British Foreign Secretary (1979–1982) and Secretary-General of NATO (1984–1988). ... This article is about the present Duke of Kent. ... Brigadier Arthur Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington, KG, LVO, OBE, MC, DL, (born 2 July 1915), is a British peer and a retired Brigadier in the British Army. ... Field Marshal The Right Honourable Edwin Noel Westby Bramall, Baron Bramall KG GCB OBE MC JP (born 18 December 1923) is a British Army officer who served as Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army, between 1979 and 1982, and as Chief of the Defence... The Right Honourable Matthew White Ridley, 4th Viscount Ridley, KG, GCVO, TD, JP (born 29 July 1925) is a British nobleman, who served for approximately a decade as Lord Steward of the Household. ... The Right Honourable John Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Preston Candover, KG (b. ... John Francis Harcourt Baring, 7th Baron Ashburton, KG, KCVO, DL (born 2 November 1928) is a British businessman and former chairman of British Petroleum (BP). ... The Right Honourable Robert Robin Leigh-Pemberton, Baron Kingsdown, KG (born 5 January 1927) is a current cross-bencher on the House of Lords, and formerly a lawyer and banker. ... The Rt. ... Sir Edmund Hillary in 1957 after accompanying the first plane to land at the Marble Point ground air strip - Antarctica Sir Edmund Percival Hillary, KG, ONZ, KBE (born 20 July 1919) is a New Zealand mountaineer and explorer. ... Sir Timothy James Alan Colman, KG, JP (born 19 September 1929) is a British multi-millioniare and previous Lord Lieutenant of Norwich. ... HRH The Duke of Gloucester His Royal Highness Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester (Richard Alexander Walter George Windsor), styled HRH The Duke of Gloucester (born August 26, 1944), is a member of the British Royal Family, a grandson of King George V. He has held the title of Duke of... James Hamilton, 5th Duke of Abercorn. ... Sir Erskine William Gladstone of Fasque and Balfour, 7th Bt. ... Field Marshal Peter Anthony Inge, Baron Inge, KG, GCB, PC, DL (born 5 August 1935) was the Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army, between 1992 and 1994. ... Sir Anthony Arthur Acland, KG, GCMG, GCVO (born March 12, 1930) is a British diplomat. ... Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster, KG, OBE (born December 22, 1951) married Natalia Ayesha Phillips in 1978. ... Arms of Baron Butler of Brockwell The Right Honourable Frederick Edward Robin Butler, Baron Butler of Brockwell, KG, GCB, CVO, PC (born 3 January 1938) is a retired British civil servant, now sitting in the House of Lords as a life peer. ... This article is about the British politician. ... The Right Honourable Thomas Henry Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill, KG, PC (born 13 October 1933), is one of the most senior judges in the United Kingdom. ... Sir John Major KG, CH (born 29 March 1943) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1990 to 1997. ... James VII ordained the modern Order. ... HRH The Duke of Edinburgh His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Philip Mountbatten), styled HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (born June 10, 1921), is the consort of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. ... Francis David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss and 8th Earl of March (b 19 January 1912) succeeded his grandfather in 1937, and was made a Knight of the Thistle in 1966. ... The Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry Walter Francis John Scott, 9th Duke of Buccleuch and 11th Duke of Queensberry, KT, VRD, JP, DL (born 28 September 1923) is a Scottish Peer, politician and landowner. ... Lord James Bruce Elgin James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin and 12th Earl of Kincardine (July 20, 1811 – November 20, 1863) was a British colonial administrator and diplomat, best known as Governor General of the Province of Canada and Viceroy of India. ... George Morgan Thomson, Baron Thomson of Monifieth, KT PC, (16 January 1921 - ) is a former journalist and Labour politician. ... David George Coke Patrick Ogilvy, 8th (or 13th) Earl of Airlie, KT, GCVO, PC, (born 17 May 1926), is the eldest son of David Ogilvy, 7th (or 12th) Earl of Airlie and Lady Alexandra Coke. ... The Right Honourable John Campbell Arbuthnott, 16th Viscount of Arbuthnott, KT, CBE, DSC, FRSE, FRICS (born 26 October 1924) is the son of Robert Keith Arbuthnott, 15th Viscount of Arbuthnott. ... Robert Alexander Lindsay, 29th Earl of Crawford and 12th Earl of Balcarres, KT, GCVO, PC (born 5 March 1927), styled Lord Balniel between 1940 and 1975, is a Scottish hereditary peer and politician. ... The Right Honourable Lord Norman Somerville Macfarlane, Baron Macfarlane of Bearsden, KT, DL (born 5 March 1926) is a Scottish industrialist and Conservative member of the House of Lords. ... James Peter Hymers Mackay, Baron Mackay of Clashfern, KT, PC (born July 2, 1927), is a Scottish lawyer and former Lord Chancellor (1987 - 1997). ... The Right Honourable David Clive Wilson, Baron Wilson of Tillyorn, KT, GCMG (born 14 February 1935) was a British administrator, diplomat and Sinologist. ... Stewart Ross Sutherland, Baron Sutherland of Houndwood, KT, FRSE, FBA (born February 25, 1941) is a Scottish academic and public servant. ... Sir William Eric Kinloch Anderson, KT (born 27 May 1936) is provost of Eton College. ... David Martin Scott Steel, Baron Steel of Aikwood KT PC KBE (born March 31, 1938) is a British and Scottish politician and a Liberal Democrat member of the UK House of Lords. ... George Robertson pictured at The Pentagon in June 2001 The Right Honourable George Islay MacNeill Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen, KT, GCMG, FRSA, PC (born 12 April 1946, in Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, Scotland) was the Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, between October 1999 and... The Most Illustrious Order of Saint Patrick is an order of chivalry associated with Ireland. ... This is a list of current members of Her Majestys Most Honourable Privy Council (year end 2005). ... For other uses, see Chancellor (disambiguation). ... The insignia of a knight of the Order of the Garter. ... The Right Honourable Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, 6th Baron Carrington, KG, GCMG, CH, MC, PC,DL (born 6 June 1919) is a British Conservative politician and served as British Foreign Secretary between 1979 and 1982 and as Secretary-General of NATO from 1984 to 1988. ... The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the title held by the British cabinet minister responsible for all financial matters. ... James Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is the Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom and a Labour Party politician. ... The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster is, in modern times, a sinecure office in the British government. ... The Rt Hon. ... The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales is the second-highest judge of the Courts of England and Wales, after the Lord Chancellor, and the presiding judge of Criminal Division of the Court of Appeal, and of the Queens Bench Division of the High Court. ... Nicholas Addison Phillips, Baron Phillips of Worth Matravers, PC (born 21 January 1938) is a British judge who was Master of the Rolls from 2000 to 2005 and has been Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales since 1 October 2005. ... The Master of the Rolls is the third most senior judge of England, the Lord Chancellor of Great Britain traditionally being first and the Lord Chief Justice second. ... Sir Anthony Peter Clarke, PC, QC (born 13 May 1943) is a British Judge who has been Master of the Rolls and Head of Civil Justice since 3 October 2005. ... Mark Potter is the President of the International Hockey Hall of Fame in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. ... The Lords Justices of Appeal (Judges of the Court of Appeal) of England and Wales: The Rt Hon. ... High Court judges, listed by Division and then by order of appointment, as of 10 November 2006: The Hon. ... A baronet (traditional abbreviation Bart, modern abbreviation Bt) is the holder of a species of knighthood known as a baronetcy. ... Military Badge of the Order of the Bath The Most Honourable Order of the Bath is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725. ... Insignia of a Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Star of India. ... On the Orders insignia, St Michael is often depicted subduing Satan. ... The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire is an order of chivalry founded by Victoria in 1877. ... Victoria founded the Royal Victorian Order. ... Commanders Badge of the Order of the British Empire (Military division) The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions; in decreasing order of seniority... Circuit Judges of England and Wales in order of appointment (through December 2003): His Honour Judge Gerber His Honour Judge Duckworth DL His Honour Judge Bush His Honour Judge Kennedy QC His Honour Judge Cole His Honour Judge Robert Taylor His Honour Judge Hyam His Honour Judge Crowther QC His... DSO medal The Distinguished Service Order (DSO) is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly of other Commonwealth countries, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat. ... The Imperial Service Order was established by King Edward VII in August 1902. ...

Eldest Sons of Various Grades

  1. Eldest sons of younger sons of hereditary peers or hereditary peeresses
  2. Eldest sons of Baronets
  3. Eldest sons of Knights
    1. Eldest sons of Knights of the Garter
    2. Eldest sons of Knights of the Thistle
    3. Eldest sons of Knights of St Patrick
    4. Eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross or Knights Grand Commander
      1. Eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
      2. Eldest sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Star of India
      3. Eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
      4. Eldest sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
      5. Eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
      6. Eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
    5. Eldest sons of Knights Commander
      1. Eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath
      2. Eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Star of India
      3. Eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
      4. Eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
      5. Eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
      6. Eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire
    6. Eldest sons of Knights Bachelor

Members of Orders

  1. Members of the Royal Victorian Order
  2. Members of the Order of the British Empire

Younger Sons of Various Grades

  1. Younger sons of Baronets
  2. Younger sons of Knights
    1. Younger sons of Knights of the Garter
    2. Younger sons of Knights of the Thistle
    3. Younger sons of Knights of St Patrick
    4. Younger sons of Knights Grand Cross or Knights Grand Commander
      1. Younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
      2. Younger sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Star of India
      3. Younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
      4. Younger sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
      5. Younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
      6. Younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
    5. Younger sons of Knights Commander
      1. Younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath
      2. Younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Star of India
      3. Younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
      4. Younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
      5. Younger sons of Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
      6. Younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire
    6. Younger sons of Knights Bachelor

Lesser Titles

  1. Esquires
  2. Gentlemen

Esquire (abbreviated Esq. ... The term gentleman (from Latin gentilis, belonging to a race or gens, and man, cognate with the French word gentilhomme, the Spanish gentilhombre, and the Italian gentil uomo or gentiluomo), in its original and strict signification, denoted a man of good family, the Latin generosus (its invariable translation in English...

Ladies

Members of the Royal Family

  1. The Sovereign (HM Queen Elizabeth II)
  2. HRH The Princess Royal
  3. HRH Princess Alexandra, The Hon. Lady Ogilvy
  4. HRH (Camilla) The Duchess of Cornwall
  5. HRH Princess Beatrice of York
  6. HRH Princess Eugenie of York
  7. HRH The Countess of Wessex
  8. Lady Louise Windsor
  9. HRH The Duchess of Gloucester
  10. HRH The Duchess of Kent
  11. HRH Princess Michael of Kent
  12. HRH Princess of England

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ... The Princess Anne, Princess Royal, (Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Laurence; formerly Mountbatten-Windsor, Phillips; born Windsor, 15 August 1950), is a member of the British Royal Family and the only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II. She is the seventh holder of the title Princess Royal, and is currently ninth in... Princess Alexandra Princess Alexandra of Kent, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy (Alexandra Helen Elizabeth Olga Christabel Ogilvy, née Windsor), (born 25 December 1936), is a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of King George V. She was married to the late Sir Angus Ogilvy. ... Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall (Camilla Rosemary Mountbatten-Windsor; formerly Parker Bowles; born Shand, 17 July 1947) is the second wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, heir apparent to the thrones of the United Kingdom and the other 15 Commonwealth Realms. ... Princess Beatrice of York (Beatrice Elizabeth Mary Mountbatten-Windsor; born 8 August 1988) is a member of the British Royal Family. ... Princess Eugenie of York (Eugenie Victoria Helena Mountbatten-Windsor; born 23 March 1990) is a member of the British Royal Family and a granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II. Princess Eugenie is sixth in the Line of succession to the British Throne. ... The Countess of Wessex (Sophie Helen Mountbatten-Windsor; born Rhys-Jones, 20 January 1965), is a member of the British Royal Family, the wife of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. ... The Lady Louise Windsor (Louise Alice Elizabeth Mary Mountbatten-Windsor; born 8 November 2003) is a member of the British Royal Family. ... The Duchess of Gloucester (born 20 June 1946), is a member of the British Royal Family, the wife of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, a grandchild of King George V. The Duchess of Gloucester, with her husband, undertakes royal duties on behalf of the Dukes cousin, Queen Elizabeth II... The Duchess of Kent (Katharine Lucy Mary Windsor; born Worsley, 22 February 1933) is a member of the British Royal Family, the wife of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, a grandson of King George V and cousin of Queen Elizabeth II. The Duchess of Kent gained attention for her conversion... Princess Michael of Kent (Marie-Christine Anna Agnes Hedwig Ida Windsor; born Baroness Marie-Christine von Reibnitz, 15 January 1945), is a member of the British Royal Family. ... Zara Anne Elizabeth Phillips MBE (born 15 May 1981) is the only daughter of Princess Anne, the Princess Royal and her first husband, Captain Mark Phillips. ...

High Officers of State, et al

  1. The Lord President of the Council (The Baroness Amos)
  2. Commonwealth Prime Ministers, while visiting the UK, in order of appointment
  3. Ambassadors and High Commissioners in order of arrival
  4. The Lord Speaker of the House of Lords (The Baroness Hayman)

The Office of Lord President of the Council is a British cabinet position, the holder of which acts as presiding officer of the Privy Council. ... Valerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos, PC (born 13 March 1954), is a British Labour Party politician and life peer, currently serving as Leader of the House of Lords and Lord President of the Council. ... Prime Ministers of Commonwealth nations in order of appointment: The Prime Minister of Barbados — Owen Arthur (1994) The Prime Minister of Grenada — Keith Mitchell (1995) The Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis — Denzil Douglas (1995) The Prime Minister of Australia — John Howard (1996) The Prime Minister of Saint Lucia... The following is the list of Ambassadors and High Commissioners to the United Kingdom, or more formally, to the Court of St. ... The Lord Speaker (or Lady Speaker) will be a new position in the British Parliament created once the Constitutional Reform Acts provisions about the Speakership of the House of Lords comes into effect. ... This article is about the British House of Lords. ... Hélène Valerie Hayman, Baroness Hayman, PC, née Middleweek (born 26 March 1949 in Wolverhampton) is Lord Speaker of the House of Lords in the United Kingdom. ...

Nobility, et al

  1. Duchesses
  2. Certain members of the Royal Family
    1. Countess of Ulster, wife of the Earl of Ulster
    2. Countess of St Andrews, wife of the Earl of St Andrews
    3. The Lady Davina Lewis, eldest daughter of the Duke of Gloucester
    4. The Lady Rose Windsor, younger daughter of the Duke of Gloucester
    5. The Lady Helen Taylor, eldest daughter of the Duke of Kent
  3. Marchionesses
  4. Wives of Dukes' eldest sons
  5. Daughters of Dukes not married to peers
  6. Countesses
  7. Wives of Marquesses' eldest sons
  8. Lady Gabriella Windsor, member of the extended Royal Family.
  9. Marquesses' daughters not married to peers
  10. Wives of Dukes' younger sons
  11. Viscountesses
  12. Wives of eldest sons of Earls or of Countesses in their own right
  13. Earls' daughters not married to peers
  14. Wives of Marquesses' younger sons
  15. Secretaries of State, if of the degree of a Baron:
    1. The Baroness Amos
  16. Baronesses and wives or female holders of Lordships of Parliament
  17. Secretaries of State:
    1. The Rt Hon Margaret Beckett
    2. The Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt
    3. The Rt Hon Tessa Jowell
  18. Wives of Viscounts' eldest sons
  19. Viscounts' daughters not married to peers
  20. Wives of younger sons of Earls or of Countesses in their own right
  21. Wives of eldest sons of Barons or Baronesses
  22. Daughters of Barons or Baronesses not married to peers
  23. Wives of Viscounts' younger sons
  24. Wives of younger sons of Barons or Baronesses

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Ladies and Dames, et al

  1. Ladies of the Garter:
    1. HRH The Princess Royal
    2. HRH Princess Alexandra, the Honourable Lady Ogilvy
    3. The Baroness Thatcher
    4. The Lady Soames
  2. Ladies of the Thistle:
    1. HRH The Princess Royal
    2. Lady Marion Fraser
  3. Wives of Knights of the Garter
    1. HM Queen Elizabeth II
    2. HRH The Duchess of Cornwall
    3. HRH The Duchess of Gloucester
    4. HRH The Duchess of Kent
    5. The Duchess of Grafton
    6. The Lady Richardson of Duntisbourne
    7. The Lady Carrington
    8. The Duchess of Wellington
    9. The Lady Bramall
    10. The Viscountess Ridley
    11. The Lady Sainsbury of Preston Candover
    12. The Lady Ashburton
    13. The Lady Kingsdown
    14. Lady Hillary
    15. Lady Mary Colman
    16. The Duchess of Abercorn
    17. The Lady Inge
    18. Lady Acland
    19. The Duchess of Westminster
    20. The Lady Butler of Brockwell
    21. The Lady Morris of Aberavon
    22. Lady Major
    23. The Lady Bingham of Cornhill
  4. Wives of Knights of the Thistle
    1. HM Queen Elizabeth II
    2. HRH The Duchess of Cornwall
    3. The Countess of Wemyss
    4. The Duchess of Buccleuch
    5. The Countess of Elgin
    6. The Lady Thomson of Monifieth
    7. The Countess of Airlie
    8. The Lady Margaret Tennant
    9. The Viscountess of Arbuthnott
    10. The Countess of Crawford
    11. The Lady Macfarlane of Bearsden
    12. The Lady Mackay of Clashfern
    13. The Lady Wilson of Tillyorn
    14. The Lady Steel of Aikwood
    15. The Lady Robertson of Port Ellen
  5. Privy Counsellors
  6. Certain Judges
    1. Lords Justices of Appeal
    2. Judges of the High Court
  7. Wives of Baronets
  8. Dames Grand Cross
    1. Dames Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
    2. Dames Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
    3. Dames Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
    4. Dames Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
  9. Wives of Knights Grand Cross and Grand Commander
    1. Wives of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
    2. Wives of Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Star of India
    3. Wives of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
    4. Wives of Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
    5. Wives of Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
    6. Wives of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
  10. Dames Commander
    1. Dames Commander of the Order of the Bath
    2. Dames Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
    3. Dames Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
    4. Dames Commander of the Order of the British Empire
  11. Circuit Judges
  12. Wives of Knights Commander
    1. Wives of Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath
    2. Wives of Knights Commander of the Order of the Star of India
    3. Wives of Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
    4. Wives of Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
    5. Wives of Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
    6. Wives of Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire
  13. Wives of Knights Bachelor

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Members of Orders, et al

  1. Companions of the Order of the Bath
  2. Companions of the Order of St Michael and St George
  3. Commanders of the Royal Victorian Order
  4. Commanders of the Order of the British Empire
  5. Wives of Members of Orders
    1. Wives of Companions of the Order of the Bath
    2. Wives of Companions of the Order of the Star of India
    3. Wives of Companions of the Order of St Michael and St George
    4. Wives of Companions of the Order of the Indian Empire
    5. Wives of Commanders of the Royal Victorian Order
    6. Wives of Commanders of the Order of the British Empire
    7. Wives of Companions of the Distinguished Service Order
  6. Lieutenants of the Royal Victorian Order
  7. Officers of the Order of the British Empire
  8. Wives of Lieutenants of the Royal Victorian Order
  9. Wives of Officers of the Order of the British Empire
  10. Companions of the Imperial Service Order
  11. Wives of Companions of the Imperial Service Order

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Wives and Daughters of Peers, Baronets, and Knights, et al

  1. Wives of the eldest sons of sons of peers or peeresses
  2. Daughters of sons of peers or peeresses
  3. Wives of the eldest sons of Baronets
  4. Daughters of Baronets
  5. Wives of eldest sons of Knights
    1. Wives of eldest sons of Knights of the Garter
    2. Wives of eldest sons of Knights of the Thistle
    3. Wives of eldest sons of Knights of St Patrick
    4. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross or Grand Commander
      1. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
      2. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Star of India
      3. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
      4. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
      5. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
      6. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
    5. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Commander
      1. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath
      2. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Star of India
      3. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
      4. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
      5. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
      6. Wives of eldest sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire
  6. Daughters of Knights
    1. Daughters of Knights of the Garter
    2. Daughters of Knights of the Thistle
    3. Daughters of Knights of St Patrick
    4. Daughters of Knights Grand Cross or Grand Commander
      1. Daughters of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
      2. Daughters of Knights Grand Commander of the Star of India
      3. Daughters of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
      4. Daughters of Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
      5. Daughters of Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
      6. Daughters of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
    5. Daughters of Knights Commander
      1. Daughters of Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath
      2. Daughters of Knights Commander of the Order of the Star of India
      3. Daughters of Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
      4. Daughters of Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
      5. Daughters of Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
      6. Daughters of Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire
  7. Members of the Royal Victorian Order
  8. Members of the Order of the British Empire
  9. Wives of Members of the Royal Victorian Order
  10. Wives of Members of the Order of the British Empire

Wives of Younger Sons

  1. Wives of younger sons of Baronets
  2. Wives of younger sons of Knights
    1. Wives of younger sons of Knights of the Garter
    2. Wives of younger sons of Knights of the Thistle
    3. Wives of younger sons of Knights of St Patrick
    4. Wives of younger sons of Knights Grand Cross or Knights Grand Commander
      1. Wives of younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
      2. Wives of younger sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Star of India
      3. Wives of younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
      4. Wives of younger sons of Knights Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
      5. Wives of younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order
      6. Wives of younger sons of Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
    5. Wives of younger sons of Knights Commander
      1. Wives of younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath
      2. Wives of younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Star of India
      3. Wives of younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
      4. Wives of younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
      5. Wives of younger sons of Knights Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
      6. Wives of younger sons of Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Local Precedence

  1. The Lord Lieutenant of the County
  2. The High Sheriff of the County
  3. The Lord Mayor:
    • The Lord Mayor of Birmingham (John Hood)
    • The Lord Mayor of Bradford (Allan Hillary)
    • The Lord Mayor of Canterbury (Nick Eden-Green)
    • The Lord Mayor of Cardiff (Gareth Neale)
    • The Lord Mayor of Chester (Barry Cowper)
    • The Lord Mayor of Coventry (Ken Taylor)
    • The Lord Mayor of Exeter (Margaret Danks)
    • The Lord Mayor of Kingston-upon-Hull (Ken Branson)
    • The Lord Mayor of Leeds (William S Hyde)
    • The Lord Mayor of Leicester (Ramnik Kavia)
    • The Lord Mayor of Liverpool (Ron Gould)
    • The Lord Mayor of London (Robert Finch)
    • The Lord Mayor of Manchester (Audrey Jones)
    • The Lord Mayor of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Margaret Carter)
    • The Lord Mayor of Norwich (Christopher Southgate)
    • The Lord Mayor of Nottingham (Brent Charlesworth)
    • The Lord Mayor of Oxford (Patrick Stannard)
    • The Lord Mayor of Plymouth (David Stark)
    • The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth (Tom Blair)
    • The Lord Mayor of Sheffield (Roger Davison)
    • The Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent (Clive Brian)
    • The Lord Mayor of Swansea (Lawrence Bailey)
    • The Lord Mayor of Westminster (Alexander Nicoll)
    • The Lord Mayor of York (Janet Greenwood)
  4. The (Elected) Mayor
  5. The Chairman of the County Council:
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Bedfordshire (Richard G Baker BEM)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Buckinghamshire (Richard Pushman)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Cambridgeshire (Robin Driver)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Cheshire (Nora Dolphin)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Cornwall (Phil Tregunna)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Cumbria (Joe Nicholson)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Derbyshire (Charles Cutting)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Devon (Anthony Drake)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Dorset (John Peake)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Durham (Coun Fenwick)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of East Sussex (Roger Thomas)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Essex (Anthony Peel)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Gloucestershire (Albert Cook)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Hampshire (Margaret Snaith)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Herefordshire Council (Peter Harling)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Hertfordshire (Keith Emsall)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Isle of Wight (Heather Humby)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Kent (Brenda Trench)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Lancashire (Vali Patel)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Leicestershire (David Knaggs)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Lincolnshire (Peter Bray)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Norfolk (Neville Chapman)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Northamptonshire (Mike Boss)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Northumberland (John Morris)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of North Yorkshire (Clifford Wilson)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Nottinghamshire (Reg Strauther)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Oxfordshire (David Turner)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Rutland (Chris Parsons)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Shropshire (Adrian Coles)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Somerset (Robin Bush)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Staffordshire (Edward Boden)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Suffolk (Jeremy Clover)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Surrey (Sheila Gruselle)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Warwickshire (Mota Singh)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of West Sussex (Margaret Johnson)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Wiltshire (Gerry Willmott)
    • The Chairman of the County Council of Worcestershire (Edward Sheldon)
  6. The Deputy Mayor
  7. Aldermen
  8. Councillors
  9. Justices of the Peace
  10. The Clerk of the County Council
  11. The Town Clerk
  12. The Chief Constable
  13. The County Engineer or Borough Engineer

Flag of a Lord-Lieutenant The title Lord-Lieutenant is given to the British monarchs personal representatives around the United Kingdom. ... The High Sheriff is, or was, a law enforcement position in Anglosphere countries. ... Councillor Patrick (Pat) John Stannard, Lord Mayor of Oxford (2004). ... Knaggs is a fairly rare English surname. ...

External links

  • Burke's Peerage

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