Master of the Staghounds
Master of the Staghounds was a position in the British Royal Household created in 1738 and abolished in 1782. The office was responsible for the oversight and care of the Royal staghounds (dogs bred for hunting deer).
Masters of the Staghounds
- 1738: Evelyn Pierrepont, 2nd Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull
- 1744: Lord Robert Manners-Sutton
- 1762: Vacant
- 1763: William Byron, 5th Baron Byron
- 1765: William Monckton-Arundell, 2nd Viscount Galway
- 1770: William Capell, 4th Earl of Essex
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- Underhill, George Frederick (1903). The Master of Hounds. G. Richards. pp. 213–223. Retrieved January 29, 2015.
- John Wooten. "Portrait of Sir Robert Walpole (1676-1745) as Master of the Kings Staghounds in Windsor Forest". MyStudios.com. Retrieved January 29, 2015.
- Fortescue, Hon. John. Record of Staghunting on Exmoor, London, 1887, A Tabulated History of the North Devon and Devon and Somerset Staghounds (Appendix B)
- Fortescue, John (1887). Record of Staghunting on Exmoor, London, 1887, A Tabulated History of the North Devon and Devon and Somerset Staghounds.