Groom of the Robes


Groom of the Robes

Groom of the Robes is an obsolete office in the Royal Household of the Sovereign of England, later Great Britain, ultimately the United Kingdom. It is equivalent to a Lady-in-Waiting for Kings and Queen Regnants.

List of Grooms of the Robes

"(incomplete)"
*Thomas Purcell [cite book | last = Holman | first = Peter | title = Henry Purcell | publisher = Oxford University Press | date = 1994 | pages = 4 | url = http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=nNFRzdYGwOkC&pg=PA4&dq=Thomas+Purcell+%22groom+of+the+robes%22&as_brr=3&sig=U2M0L8janHtWW4SVJXNr1bhvg8s | isbn = 019816341X]
*Piers Curteys
*John Hart

Henry VIII

*John Copinger [cite web | title = John Copynger | url = http://www.copinger.org.uk/4John10.html | accessdate = 2008-03-26] Rs|date=March 2008
*Thomas Sternhold 1500–1549 cite book | last = Kaufman | first = Charles H. | title = Music in New Jersey, 1655-1860 | publisher = Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press | date = 1981| pages = 46 | url = http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=OHJB9FQIEsgC&pg=PA46&dq=Thomas+Sternhold+%22groom+of+the+robes%22&as_brr=3&sig=n3bCRcMOmGbjDkoxxjcsnkWcdA4 | isbn = 0838622704]

Edward VI

*Thomas Sternhold 1500–1549

Elizabeth I

*John Wynyard –1606

James I

*John Wynyard –1606

William IV

*Lord Adolphus FitzClarence 1830–1833 [Citation | title = Obituary - King William the Fourth | journal = The Gentleman's Magazine | pages = 196 | date = August 1837 | year = 1837 | url = http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=e-UIAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA196&dq=Lord+Adolphus+FitzClarence+%22groom+of+the+robes%22&as_brr=3.]
*Francis Seymour 1833-1837

Victoria

*Francis Seymour 1837-1870 [Citation | title = Domestic Occurances | journal = The Gentleman's Magazine | volume = | issue = | pages = 308 | date = March 1840 | year = 1840 | url = http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=_bafTMlsMNoC&pg=PA308&dq=%22Francis+Seymour%22++%22groom+of+the+robes%22&as_brr=3 .]
*Henry Erskine 1870–1901

Edward VII

*Henry Erskine 1901–1910

George V

*Henry Erskine 1910–1920
*Montague Eliot 1920-1936

George VI

*Sir Harold Campbell 1937-1952

Elizabeth II

*Sir Harold Campbell 1952-1954

References

Who's Who (various dates)

ee also

*Groom of the Stole


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