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Governor Berwick on Tweed
In 1539 William Eure 1st Baron Eure 1483-1548 (56) was appointed Governor Berwick on Tweed.
On 25 Aug 1568 Henry Carey 1st Baron Hunsdon 1526-1596 (42) was appointed Governor Berwick on Tweed.
John Conyers 3rd Baron Conyers 1524-1557 was appointed Governor Berwick on Tweed.
Governor Bristol Castle
In 1307 Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322 (31) was appointed Governor Bristol Castle.
Governor Caernarfon Castle
In 1377 William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (46) was appointed Governor Calais.
Governor Carlisle Castle
On Oct 1265 Roger Leybourne 1215-1271 (50) was appointed Governor Carlisle Castle.
After 1296 Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 was appointed Governor Carlisle Castle.
In 1484 Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland 1424-1485 (60) was appointed Governor Carlisle Castle.
On 18 Jun 1525 Henry Fitzroy (6), Henry VIII's illegitimate son, was created 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, 1st Earl Lincoln (7C 1525) at Bridewell Palace by his father Henry VIII (33).
Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland 1493-1542 (32) was created 1st Earl Cumberland, Warden of the West Marches and Governor Carlisle Castle.
Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (29) was created 1st Marquess Exeter (1C 1525).
Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (33) was created 1st Earl Rutland (3C 1525).
Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527 (47) carried the Sword of State. Thomas More Chancellor Speaker 1478-1535 (47) read the patents of nobility. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (41), Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (47),
Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (52), William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 (49) and John Vere 14th Earl Oxford 1499-1526 (25) attended.
Around 18 Jun 1525 Henry Clifford 2nd Earl Cumberland 1517-1570 (8) and Eleanor Brandon 1519-1547 (6) were married (he was her Half Third-Cousin) at Bridewell Palace. .
John Conyers 3rd Baron Conyers 1524-1557 was appointed Governor Carlisle Castle.
Governor Channel Isles
In 1247 Nicholas Moels 1195-1268 (52) was appointed Governor Channel Isles.
Richard Grey 1202-1271 was appointed Governor Channel Isles.
Governor of Dover Castle
Governor Framlingham Castle
In 1314 John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort 1265-1324 (49) was appointed Governor Framlingham Castle.
Governor Isle of White
In 1791 Thomas Orde-Powlett 1st Baron Bolton 1740-1807 (50) was appointed Governor Isle of White.
Governor Newark Castle
Robert Pierrepoint -1334 was appointed Governor Newark Castle.
Governor Pendennis Castle
In 1629 William Killigrew 1606-1695 (23) was appointed Governor Pendennis Castle.
John Killigrew 1502-1567 was appointed Governor Pendennis Castle.
Governor Queensborough Castle
Francis Cheney 1481-1513 was appointed Governor Queensborough Castle.
Governor St Briavels Castle
In 1291 John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort 1265-1324 (26) was appointed Governor St Briavels Castle.
Governor Scarborough Castle
In 1273 John Vesci -1289 was appointed Governor Scarborough Castle.
Governor Scilly Isles
In 1608 William Godolphin 1567-1613 (41) was appointed Governor Scilly Isles.
On 18 Apr 1733 Francis Godolphin 2nd Earl Godolphin 1678-1766 (54) was appointed Governor Scilly Isles.
In 1766 Francis Godolphin 2nd Baron Goldolphin 1706-1785 (59) was appointed Governor Scilly Isles.
Thomas Godolphin was appointed Governor Scilly Isles.
William Godolphin was appointed Governor Scilly Isles.
Sidney Godolphin was appointed Governor Scilly Isles.
Governor Wallingford Castle
In 1642 Thomas Blagge 1613-1660 (29) was appointed Governor Wallingford Castle.