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The following list of offices is a growing collection of titles and their proper dates and headers for the succession box standardization project. This list is always under construction and changing, although if you add any titles and/or dates, please be certain that you are entering the correct information. A sample replacement page is currently undergoing testing at User:The Duke of Waltham/SBS. Please apply any additions or subtractions there as it will soon replace this page.

England/Great Britain/United Kingdom[edit]

Admiralty[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Lord High Admiral c. 1400 1964 Political (military?) Great Officer of State
First Sea Lord Political (military?)
Vice-Admiral of England (GB, UK) Military
Rear-Admiral of England (GB, UK) Military
Treasurer of the Navy bef. 1546 1836 Military?

Army[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Lord High Constable of England 1139 1521 Military Great Officer of State
Earl Marshal Military Great Officer of State
Commander-in-Chief of the Forces 1672 1904 Military
Paymaster of the Forces bef. 1661 1836 Military?

Chancery and Seals[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Lord Chancellor Political Great Officer of State
Lord Privy Seal Political Great Officer of State

Judiciary and Law[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Attorney General for England and Wales Judiciary
Solicitor General for England and Wales Judiciary
Lord President of the Court of Session Judiciary
Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales 1880 Judiciary
Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench 1268 1880 Judiciary
Chief Justice of the Common Pleas bef. 1217 1880 Judiciary
Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer 1880 Judiciary
Justice in Eyre 1217 1846 Judiciary
Judge Advocate General of the Forces bef. 1666 Judiciary (Military?)

Ordnance (military)[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Master-General of the Ordnance Military
Lieutenant-General of the Ordnance 1855 Military
Clerk of the Ordnance 1857 Military
Clerk of the Deliveries of the Ordnance 1830 Military
Storekeeper of the Ordnance 1855 Military
Surveyor-General of the Ordnance 1888 Military
Treasurer of the Ordnance 1836 Military
Secretary to the Master-General of the Ordnance Military?
Master Gunner of England Military
Master Gunner, St. James's Park 1678 Military

Other[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Lord President of the Council Political Great Officer of State
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1361 Political
Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports c. 1150 Political
Lord Warden of the Stannaries 1197 Political

Royal Household[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Lord High Steward 1186 1421 Political? Great Officer of State
Lord Great Chamberlain Political? Great Officer of State
Lord Steward of the Household bef. 1502 Political
Lord Chamberlain bef. 1485 Political
Master of the Household Political
Cofferer of the Household bef. 1603 1782 Political
Comptroller of the Household bef. 1487 Political
Treasurer of the Household bef. 1492 Political
Vice-Chamberlain of the Household bef. 1536 Political
Master of the Horse Political
Treasurer of the Chamber 1485 1782 Political
Paymaster of Pensions 1703 1782 Political
Master of the Revels bef. 1461 1786 Political

Treasury and Exchequer[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Lord High Treasurer 1216 Political Great Officer of State
Chancellor of the Exchequer bef. 1559 Political
Secretary to the Treasury Political
Financial Secretary to the Treasury Political
Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1961 Political
Economic Secretary to the Treasury 1947 Political
Teller of the Exchequer Political

Scotland[edit]

Admiralty[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Lord High Admiral of Scotland 1707 Political Officer of the Crown

Army[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Lord High Constable of Scotland Political Officer of the Crown, Great Officer of the Royal Household
Earl Marischal 1010 1715 Political Officer of the Crown
Knight Marischal 1633 Political Officer of the Crown

Chancery and Seals[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Lord Chancellor of Scotland 1707 Political
Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland Political Officer of State
Keeper of the Privy Seal of Scotland Political Officer of State

Judiciary and Law[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Lord Advocate Judiciary Officer of State
Advocate General for Scotland 1999 Judiciary
Solicitor General for Scotland Judiciary
Lord President of the Court of Session Judiciary
Lord Justice Clerk Judiciary Officer of State
Lord Clerk Register bef. 1531 1806 Judiciary? Officer of State
Lord Justice General Judiciary Officer of State, Great Officer of the Royal Household
Master of Requests 1707 Judiciary?

Royal Household[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
High Steward of Scotland Political
The Great Chamberlain c. 1124 Political Officer of the Crown
Master of the Household in Scotland Political Great Officer of the Royal Household
Keeper of Holyroodhouse Political Great Officer of the Royal Household
Armour-Bearer Political Great Officer of the Royal Household
Bearer of the Royal Banner 1324 Political Great Officer of the Royal Household
Bearer of the National Flag of Scotland Political Great Officer of the Royal Household
Master of the Revels in Scotland Political
Master Carver Political
Captain-General of the Royal Company of Archers Political

Treasury[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Treasurer of Scotland 1707 Political

Ireland[edit]

Judiciary and Law[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Lord Chief Justice of Ireland Judiciary
Attorney General for Ireland Judiciary
Solicitor General for Ireland Judiciary

France[edit]

Office Date of creation Date honorary Date of abolition Type Notes
Grand Master of France bef. 1300 1818 Political
Grand Chamberlain of France bef. 1310 1809 Political
Grand Chamberman of France bef. 1061 1545 Political
Grand Falconer of France c. 1250 1817 Political
Grand Huntsman of France 1413 Political
Grand Master of Artillery c. 1700 Military
Grand Master of Ceremonies 1585 1792 Political
Grand Master of Crossbowmen Military
Grand Panetier 1782 Political
Grand Squire of France bef. 1526 Political