Master of the Ceremonies

Master of the Ceremonies

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The office of Master of the Ceremonies was established by King James I/VI. The master's duties were to receive foreign dignitaries and present them to the monarch at court. Below is a list of known holders until the replacement of the office by the Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps in 1920. ?-1641: Sir John Finett, 1641-1686: Sir Charles Cotterell, 1686-1710: Sir Charles Lodowick Cotterell, 1710-1758: Sir Clement Cotterell, 1758-1779: Sir Charles Cotterell-Dormer, 1779-1796: Sir Clement Cotterell-Dormer, 1796-1818: Sir Stephen Cotterell, 1818-1847: Sir Robert Chester, 1847-1876: Hon. Sir Edward Cust, 1876-1890: Sir Francis Seymour, Bt. 1890-1893: Sir Christopher Teesdale, 1893-1903: Hon. Sir William Colville, 1903-1907: Sir Douglas Dawson, 1907-1920: Hon. Sir Arthur Walshshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136553309
  • 9786136553306