Talk:List of the First Lords of the Admiralty

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Gramatically should this not actually be "Lords High Admiral" and not "Lord High Admirals" similary to offices such as "Lieutenants Governor" or "Governors General"? Lord is the noun, High Admiral is the adjectival qualifer of what sort of Lord we're discussing. I'm fairly certain this is the convention, at least in CE.

Gabe 17:50, 15 September 2005 (UTC)

As with the other grand serjeanties (Lord High Constable, Lord High Chamberlain, etc.), I think it's the final noun that governs in this case. Choess 17:35, 7 April 2006 (UTC)

Actually, Admiral is the noun. Lord is an adjective, in this case. john k 04:53, 8 April 2006 (UTC)

ACTUALLY, the correct plural is "Lords High Admirals" (cf. the current designation of "Lords Commissioners"[1]). Cousteau69 (talk) 11:18, 16 September 2009 (UTC)

It seems we ought to try to find actual sources, rather than arguing based on analogies, and such like. john k (talk) 16:33, 16 September 2009 (UTC)

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The result of the move request was: Move. Jafeluv (talk) 00:56, 6 December 2010 (UTC)


List of Lords High Admirals and First Lords of the AdmiraltyList of Lord High Admirals and First Lords of the Admiralty — "Lord" and "High" are adjectives, "Admiral" is the noun. Similarly "Lord High Chancellors", not "Lords High Chancellors". Opera hat (talk) 18:34, 28 November 2010 (UTC)

  • Agree per nom. Mhiji (talk) 19:16, 28 November 2010 (UTC)

Support. Change to correct English. Jamesday (talk) 10:27, 4 December 2010 (UTC)

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Name of this article, again[edit]

The previous, archived, discussion ended with "It seems we ought to try to find actual sources, rather than arguing based on analogies, and such like." Here you are [1]:

Record Summary

Scope and content

List of the Lords High Admiral and Commissioners for executing that Office, which have been appointed since the year 1660

Covering dates 1915

Held by

The National Archives, Kew

Legal status Public Record(s)

Pol098 (talk) 00:58, 4 June 2012 (UTC)

  1. ^ http://www.number10.gov.uk/Page3954 Members of HM Government