Lesser Officers of The Realm

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During the 17th century in Sweden the highest officials in the realm were divided into two sections of 5 positions each, they were the Great Officers of The Realm and the Lesser Officers of the Realm. The Lesser Officers of the Realm were directly connected to the Kings Court or one of the branches of the armed forces. The Officers were, in order of precedence;

See also: History of Sweden, List of Swedish monarchs, Privy Council of the Swedish monarch