Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire

Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire

This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire. Since 1703, all Lord Lieutenants have also been Custos Rotulorum of Leicestershire.

*Henry Grey, 3rd Marquess of Dorset 1549–1551
*Francis Hastings, 2nd Earl of Huntingdon 1551–1552
*Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk 1552–1554
*Francis Hastings, 2nd Earl of Huntingdon 1554 – 20 June 1561 "jointly with"
*Henry Hastings, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon 1559 – 14 December 1595
*George Hastings, 4th Earl of Huntingdon 2 October 159630 December 1604
*Henry Hastings, 5th Earl of Huntingdon 16 May 1607 – 1642 "jointly with"
*Ferdinando Hastings, 6th Earl of Huntingdon 27 December 1638 – 1642
*Henry Grey, 1st Earl of Stamford 1642–? (Parliamentary)
*Henry Hastings, 1st Baron Loughborough 14 January 166110 January 1667
*John Manners, 8th Earl of Rutland 14 February 16677 July 1677
*John Manners, 9th Earl of Rutland 7 July 167711 August 1687
*Theophilus Hastings, 7th Earl of Huntingdon 11 August 16876 April 1689
*John Manners, 9th Earl of Rutland 6 April 168924 March 1703
*Basil Feilding, 4th Earl of Denbigh 24 March 17031 July 1706
*John Manners, 1st Duke of Rutland 1 July 170610 January 1711
*Basil Feilding, 4th Earl of Denbigh 8 September 17113 December 1714
*John Manners, 2nd Duke of Rutland 3 December 171422 February 1721
*John Manners, 3rd Duke of Rutland 26 April 172129 May 1779
*Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland 16 July 177924 October 1787
*Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort 14 December 178721 October 1799
*John Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland 21 October 179920 January 1857
*Charles Manners, 6th Duke of Rutland 13 February 18573 March 1888
*Richard William Penn Curzon-Howe, 3rd Earl Howe 19 June 188825 September 1900
*Henry Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland 7 November 19008 May 1925
*Arthur Grey Hazlerigg, 1st Baron Hazlerigg 27 July 192525 May 1949
*Robert Godfrey Wolseley Bewicke-Copley, 5th Baron Cromwell 2 August 194921 October 1966
*Col. Sir Robert Andrew St George Martin, KCVO 5 April 196624 April 1989
*Sir Timothy Gerald Martin Brooks, KCVO 24 April 198924 February 2003 ["London Gazette", issue no.51716, April 27 1989]
*Jennifer Gretton, Lady Gretton 24 February 2003 – present ["London Gazette", issue no.56860, 28 February 2003]


*cite book | author=J.C. Sainty | authorlink=John Sainty | title=List of Lieutenants of Counties of England and Wales 1660-1974 | publisher=Swift Printers (Sales) Ltd | location=London | year=1979

External links

* [http://www.leics.gov.uk/index/your_council/about_leicestershire/leicestershire_lieutenancy_index/leicestershire_lieutenancy_history.htm History of the Office of the Lord-Lieutenant]

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