Master of the Jewel Office

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The Master of the Jewel Office is a position in the British Royal Household. The holders are responsible for running the Jewel Office, which holds the Sovereign's jewellery.

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Masters of the Jewel Office[edit]

Keepers of the Jewel House[edit]

Since 1967 the offices of Resident Governor of the Tower of London and Keeper of the Jewel House have been combined.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 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.)
  2. ^ 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.)
  3. ^ 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.)
  4. ^ McConnell, Anita. "Smith, William". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/25927.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  5. ^ Holmes, Martin Rivington; Sitwell, Hervey Degge Wilmot (1972). The English regalia: their history, custody & display (illustrated ed.). H.M. Stationery Office. 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 House hold 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. 

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