Lord Lieutenant of Rutland

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This is a list of people who have served as Lord-Lieutenant of Rutland. The post was abolished on 31 March 1974, with the area coming under the Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire, but revived in 1997. Since 1690, all Lord Lieutenants have also been Custos Rotulorum of Rutland.

Lord Lieutenants of Rutland until 1974[edit]

Lord Lieutenants of Rutland since 1997[edit]


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  • J.C. Sainty (1979). List of Lieutenants of Counties of England and Wales 1660-1974. London: Swift Printers (Sales) Ltd. 
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  2. ^ Doyle, James William Edmund (1885). The Official Baronage of England. London: Longmans, Green. p. 109. Retrieved 2007-10-19. 
  3. ^ London Gazette, issue no.54728, 8 April 1997
  4. ^ London Gazette, issue no.57004, 18 July 2003