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Officer of Arms
Kings of Arms
Garter King of Arms
On 26 Jan 1505 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 (17) was appointed Garter King of Arms. Around this time he changed his surname from Writhe to Wriothesley as did his brother William Wriothesley York Herald Rouge Croix -1513 (16).
On 15 Jul 1536 Christopher Barker Garter King of Arms -1550 was appointed Garter King of Arms.
In 1842 Charles Young Garter King of Arms 1795-1869 (46) was appointed Garter King of Arms which post he held until his death.
Times Newspaper Court Circular. 03 Feb 1866.
Her Majesty (46) drove out yesterday morniug and afternoon. Mr. Engleheart arrived at Osborne House, Isle of Wight on Thursday, and had the honour of dining with Her Majesty (46) and the Royal family yesterday. The Queen (46) held a Council today, which was attended by Earl Russell (73), Earl de Grey and Ripon (38), antd Mr. Guschen.
Mr. Helps was Clerk of the Council.
Earl Cowley (61), Viscount Sydney (60), and Sir Charles Young (70), Garter, arrived from London this morning. Lord Cowley (61) was introduced by Lord Sydney (60), Lord Chamberlain (Sir Charles Young (70) attending with the insignia of the Order of the Garter), and Her Majesty (46) invested Lord Cowley (61) with the Riband and Badge of the Garter.
Earl Russell (73) and Earl de Grey (38) had audiences of Her Majesty (46).
NOTE. On 03 Feb 1866 Henry Richard Charles Wellesley 1st Earl Cowley 1804-1884 (61) was appointed 747th Knight Garter: Victoria.
Clarenceux King of Arms
Norrey King of Arms
After 1660 William Dugdale 1605-1686 was appointed Norrey King of Arms with the influence of Edward Hyde 1st Earl Clarendon 1609-1674.
On 28 Apr 1603 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland was buried at Westminster Abbey.
Helena Snakenbourg Marchioness Northampton 1549-1635 (54) was Chief Mourner in the procession since Arbella Stewart 1575-1615 (28) refused to take part. She was supported by Thomas Cecil 1st Earl Exeter 1542-1623 (60) and Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (67).
George Bourchier 1535-1605 (68) carried the Standard of the Dragon.
Philip Herbert 1st Earl Montgomery, 4th Earl Pembroke 1584-1650 (18) carried the Standard of the Greyhound.
Thomas Somerset -1648 carried the Standard of the Lyon.
William Segar Painter 1554-1663 carried the Sword of State as Norrey King of Arms.
Ulster King of Arms
In 1597 Daniel Molyneux Ulster King of Arms 1568-1632 (29) was appointed Ulster King of Arms.
Norrey and Ulster King of Arms
Pursuivant of Arms
Rouge Croix Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary
Around 1505 William Wriothesley York Herald Rouge Croix -1513 (16) was appointed Rouge Croix Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary.
In 1639 William Dugdale 1605-1686 (33) was appointed Rouge Croix Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary.
Rouge Croix Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary is the oldest of the four Pursuivants in Ordinary being established in the reign of Henry IV. The Red Cross refers to the Cross of St George.