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- HERBERT, Sir HENRY (1595–1673), master of the revels, born at Montgomery in 1595, was sixth son of Richard Herbert of Montgomery, by his wife Magdalen, and was the brother of Edward Herbert, the well-known lord Herbert of Cherbury q. V., of George Herbert the poet q. V., and of Thomas Herbert q.
- Groom of the Robes is an office in the Royal Household of the Sovereign of England (later Great Britain, ultimately the United Kingdom).In 1953, the Groom of the Robes to Elizabeth II had the task of bringing forward the robes and other items of ceremonial clothing worn by the monarch at various points in the coronation service, ready to hand them over to the Mistress of the Robes and the Lord.
- He was gentleman of the privy chamber to Charles II, 1670, James II, 1685, and William and Mary, 1689, master of the revels in 1680, patentee of Drury Lane Theatre in 1682, and commissioner of prizes in 1707. He lived at Somerset House, London, and Thornham Hall, Suffolk.
- Dec 31, 2014 The seventeenth century accounts of the masters of the revels Item Preview.
The word revelation is derived from the Greek word apokalupsis, which means 'disclosure' or 'unveiling.' Hence, revelation signifies God unveiling Himself to mankind.
The Master of the Jewel Office was a position in the Royal Households of England, the Kingdom of Great Britain and the United Kingdom. The office holder was responsible for running the Jewel House, which houses the Crown Jewels. This role has, at various points in history, been called Master or Treasurer of the Jewel House, Master or Keeper of the Crown Jewels, Master or Keeper of the Regalia, and Keeper of the Jewel House. In 1967, the role was combined with Resident Governor of the Tower of London.
- 1042: Abbot and monks of Westminster Abbey
- 1216: First official Keeper of the Regalia appointed by Henry III
- 1230: Bishop of Carlisle
- 1337: John de Flete
- 1347: Robert de Mildenhall
- 1378–84: John Bacon
- 1382: John of Salisbury (probably Clerk)
- 1384: Sir John Beauchamp
- 1387: Sir John Golafre
- 1387: Lambert Fernier
- 1391: Guy Mone
- 1398: John Lowick of Luftwyke
- 1399: John Elvet
- 1401: John Legbourne
- 1403: William Pilton
- 1407: Simon Flete
- 1408–13: Thomas Ryngewood
- 1415: Richard Courtenay, Bishop of Norwich
- 1417: Thomas Chitterne
- 1421: Nicholas Merbury
- 1422: Thomas Rokes
- 1424: John Merston
- 1453: Richard Merston
- 1458–60: William Grymesby
- 1462: William Porthe
- 1465: Sir Thomas Vaughan
- 1483: Edmund Chaderton
- 1485–90: Sir William Tyler
- 1486: Sir Henry Wyatt
- 1524: Robert Amadas
- 1532: Thomas Cromwell
- 1536: Sir John Williams
- 1544: Sir Anthony Rous
- 1545: Sir Anthony Aucher
- 1554: Richard Wilbraham
- 1557: Sir Francis Jobson
- 1558: John Astley
- 1595: Sir Edward Cary
- 1603: Sir Henry Cary
- 1618: Sir Henry Mildmay
- 1643: Sir Robert Howard (at Oxford)
- 1651: office vacant upon death of Sir Robert Howard in the English Civil War
- - hiatus -
- 1660: (June) Sir Gilbert Talbot - appointed at the restoration of the monarchy under Charles II
- 1665: Talbot Edwards
- 1674: Wythe Edwards
- 1676: Sir Martin Beckman
- 1690: Sir Francis Lawley
- 1697: Heneage Montagu
- 1698: Colonel Charles Godfrey
- 1702: Talbot Edwards (Jnr)
- 1704: John Charlton
- 1711: Heneage Finch
- 1716: James Brudenell
- 1719: Thomas Rowley
- 1730: Charles Townshend
- 1736: Hugh Heny
- 1739: William Neville
- 1744: Henry Pelham-Clinton
- 1748: John Campbell
- 1758: Sir Robert Lyttleton
- 1763: Henry Vane
- 1768: George Hoare
- 1782: office closed and duties transferred to the Lord Chamberlain.
- - hiatus -
- 1814: Edmund L. Swifte - office revived in the 19th century.
- 1852: Lieut.-Colonel Charles Wyndham
- 1872: Colonel John Cox Gawler
- 1882: Lieut.-General George Dean-Pitt
- 1883: Captain Arthur John Loftus
- 1891: Lieut.-General Sir Michael Biddulph
- 1896: Lieut.-General Sir Frederick Middleton
- 1898: General Sir Hugh Gough
- 1909: General Sir Robert Lowe
- 1911: General Sir Arthur Wynne
- 1917–44: Major-General Sir George Younghusband (after his death in 1944, the post was vacant for eight years)
- 1952–67: Major-General Harvey Degge Wilmot Sitwell
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For subsequent appointments see Resident Governor of the Tower of London and Keeper of the Jewel House
- ^Holmes; Sitwell, p. v. 'It would perhaps be appropriate at this stage to mention that the in 1967 the Jewel House in the Tower and the staff was increased and reorganised. The Officer-in-Charge is now also the Resident Governor - the two posts having been merged under the title of Resident Governor and Keeper of the Jewel House. He is an officer of the Royal Household and is responsible, only as far a custody of the Crown Jewels in the Tower is concerned, to the Lord Chamberlain of the Royal Household, who has had control of the Jewel House since 1782.'
- ^ abcdefSir George Younghusband (1919). The Crown Jewels of England. Cassel & Co. pp. 80–81.
- ^ abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzaaabacadaeafagahaiajakalamanaoapaqarasatauavawaxayazbabbbcbdbebfbgbhbiMartin Holmes; Major-General H. D. W. Sitwell (1972). The English Regalia: Their History, Custody and Display. H.M. Stationery Office. pp. 79–80. ISBN978-0-1167-0407-8.
- ^ abChrimes, Stanley Bertram (1972). Henry VII. London: Eyre Methuen.
- ^Alsop, J. D. 'Aucher, Sir Anthony'. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/68012.(Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
- ^ abKinney, Arthur F. (1973). Titled Elizabethans: A Directory of Elizabethan Court, State, and Church Officers, 1558-1603. North Haven, Connecticut: Shoe String Press.
- ^Kelsey, Sean. 'Cary, Henry'. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/4837.(Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
- ^Peacey, J. T. 'Mildmay, Henry'. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/18695.(Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
- ^Farrell, S. M. (2004). 'Clinton, Henry Fiennes Pelham-, ninth earl of Lincoln and second duke of Newcastle under Lyme'. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/5683.(Subscription or UK public library membership required.)