Philip Moore, Baron Moore of Wolvercote
|The Right Honourable
The Lord Moore of Wolvercote
GCB GCVO CMG QSO PC
|Private Secretary to the Sovereign|
|Preceded by||Sir Martin Charteris|
|Succeeded by||Sir William Heseltine|
|Born||6 April 1921|
|Died||7 April 2009(aged 88)|
|Alma mater||Brasenose College, Oxford|
Moore was then Private Secretary from 1957 to 1958, to the 10th Earl of Selkirk in the latter's capacity as First Lord of the Admiralty. He was Deputy British High Commissioner (and acting HC) in Singapore, 1963–65, and back in the UK, Chief of Public Relations of the Ministry of Defence 1965-66. He was then Assistant Private Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II from 1966 to 1972, then as Deputy until 1977 and as Private Secretary to the Sovereign until 1986. On his retirement in 1986, he was created Baron Moore of Wolvercote, of Wolvercote in the City of Oxford and he lived in a grace and favour apartment in Hampton Court Palace. He received the honour of being made a Permanent Lord in Waiting.
His former son-in-law was the singer Peter Gabriel.
- "Obituary: Lord Moore of Wolvercote". The Daily Telegraph. London: TMG. 27 April 2009. ISSN 0307-1235. OCLC 49632006. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
Sir Martin Charteris
|Private Secretary to the Sovereign
Sir William Heseltine