The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Go Back   The Royal Forums > Reigning Houses > British Royals

Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #181  
Old 07-04-2014, 09:02 PM
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Conneaut, United States
Posts: 1,751
In December 1947, General Sir Frederick Browning was appointed as Comptroller and Treasurer of the joint household of Prince Philip and Princess Elizabeth.
Philip had first met Browning in Ceylon at Christmas 1944 while staying with his uncle Louis Mountbatten, whose chief of staff Browning had just become.
Does Helen Asprey, a member of Prince William And Prince Henry's personal staff, accompany Catherine The Duchess of Cambridge to some of her engagements?
Sir John Tiptoft was Keeper of the Wardrobe and Treasurer of England under King Henry IV.
Henry Bourchier, 1st Earl of Essex was appointed Lord High Treasurer.
Henry held the post from May 29, 1455 to October 5, 1456, July 28, 1460 to April 14, 1462 and April 22, 1471 to April 4, 1483.
Jane Loftus, Marchioness of Ely was a lady-in-waiting to Queen Victoria.
The Queen referred to her as "Dearest Jane".
In The Other Tudors, Philippa Jones wrote:

Thanks to her father's friendship with Henry VIII, and her mother's family connections and previous post as one of the ladies to both Elizabeth of York and Catherine of Aragon, Mary Boleyn soon gained her place at Court as a lady-in-waiting to Catherine.
Sir William Cavendish was the Treasurer of the Chamber from 1546 to 1553 at the court of King Henry VIII.
Frederick Ponsonby, 1st Baron Sysonby, was King George V's Keeper of the Privy Purse.
How was Frederick related to the Earls of Bessborough?
Ladies-in-waiting of Queen Catherine Parr
Anne Parr (Catherine's sister), wife of William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke;
Maud Parr (Catherine's cousin);
Elizabeth Borrough (Catherine's stepdaughter), wife of Sir Robert Tyrwhitt;
Margaret Stanley, wife of Robert Radcliffe, 1st Earl of Sussex.
Henry Carey, Baron Hunsdon was appointed to the post of Captain of the Gentlemen Pensioners in 1564.
In July 1585 Hunsdon was given the post of Lord Chamberlain of the Household.
One of his duties was to organize the royal entertainments, including masques and plays.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #182  
Old 08-09-2014, 08:32 PM
Dman's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 9,146
Top diabetes doctor for the Queen and Prince Philip: Expert in hormone-related illness joins Royal team-
GIRL ABOUT TOWN: Top diabetes doctor for the Queen and Prince Philip: Expert in hormone-related illness joins Royal team | Mail Online
__________________

__________________
"If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be."

Dr. Maya Angelou
Reply With Quote
  #183  
Old 08-19-2014, 09:50 PM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Atlanta, United States
Posts: 2,124
I remember seeing her at William and Kate's first engagement christening the lifeboat in Wales. There are also photos of her with Kate visiting Westminster Abbey pre wedding but she hasn't been on engagements with them for quite a while.


Sent from my iPhone using The Royals Community
Reply With Quote
  #184  
Old 09-29-2014, 12:30 PM
Dman's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 9,146
Royal Central @RoyalCentral · 35m
The Prince of Wales is on the search for a new Communications Secretary.

Royal Central @RoyalCentral · 32m
William Nye who was appointed Principal Private Secretary to Charles & Camilla in September 2011 leaves in April 2015 as well.

Martin @CourtierUK · 39m
Interesting that P.Charles has both a Communications and Press Secretary, though The Queen and WK&H only have Comms Sec.

Martin @CourtierUK · 42m
P.Charles is going through Comms Secretaries pretty quickly...
__________________
"If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be."

Dr. Maya Angelou
Reply With Quote
  #185  
Old 09-29-2014, 04:50 PM
Dman's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 9,146
Anyone have a clue to what's going on behind the scenes of the royal press offices?
__________________
"If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be."

Dr. Maya Angelou
Reply With Quote
  #186  
Old 09-29-2014, 07:07 PM
AdmirerUS's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 3,333
They are looking for the next generation of press officer.
Discreet, yet internet savvy while having the sense to hire a staff that is devoted to getting the details right (sooner rather than later).
__________________
It feels like a place where no truth goes unquestioned and where there is much more discovering to be done in the world" The Duke of Cambridge, 12/9/14

"They are pretty, they are shiny, and they are more fun to look at than the shame that lives inside us all". John Stewart, The Daily Show
Reply With Quote
  #187  
Old 10-04-2014, 12:04 PM
HereditaryPrincess's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
Picture of the Week Team Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Greater London, United Kingdom
Posts: 4,485
Quote:
Forget Downton Abbey and Upstairs Downstairs. This week, we have had a glimpse behind the scenes of a real-life royal household, with the news that The Queen has been advertising for someone to remove chewing gum from the floors and furniture at Holyrood House.
Her Majesty’s chosen cleaner must be available to prise pink goo off parquet for four hours a day, five days a week (including Sundays), on a part-time salary based on a rate of £15,912 per year.
The successful applicant will also be required to perform more conventional, less adhesive-related tasks, namely the making of royal beds and the laundering of royal linen.
Wanted: cleaner to pick chewing gum off royal floors. Republicans need not apply - Telegraph
__________________
"She is a little angel and like her name, she brings sunshine even on cloudy days. From the bottom of our hearts, we would like to thank each and every one of you for your lovely best wishes for our daughter. She feels very loved". HRH Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland on her daughter, HRH Princess Leonore, Duchess of Gotland.
Reply With Quote
  #188  
Old 10-06-2014, 04:48 PM
Dman's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 9,146
Martin @CourtierUK · 9m 9 minutes ago
Clarence House press office now dropped ‘Royal Communications’ from its correspondence - looks like unified press office really is no more!

Martin @CourtierUK · 6m 6 minutes ago
Makes one wonder what Sally Osman’s role is now. ‘Director of Royal Communications’ - not much left to direct!
__________________
"If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be."

Dr. Maya Angelou
Reply With Quote
  #189  
Old 10-06-2014, 06:46 PM
Marty91charmed's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Near Verona and Venice, Italy
Posts: 3,610
well it seems that the reshuffle didn't work...
__________________
"Yet, walking free upon her own estate
Still,in her solitude, she is the Queen".
Reply With Quote
  #190  
Old 11-08-2014, 06:47 AM
Lee-Z's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Heerlen, Netherlands
Posts: 1,551
Quote:
Originally Posted by CyrilVladisla View Post
Frederick Ponsonby, 1st Baron Sysonby, was King George V's Keeper of the Privy Purse.
How was Frederick related to the Earls of Bessborough?
Frederick Ponsonby, 1st Baron Sysonby - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

As often wikipedia is at the very least a good starting point for many answers to your questions
Great-grandson of third earl Bessborough
Reply With Quote
  #191  
Old 11-21-2014, 06:25 AM
Dman's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 9,146
Peter Hunt @BBCPeterHunt · 1h 1 hour ago
William, Harry and Kate have appointed a new Communications Secretary. He's Jason Knauf and he currently works for Royal Bank of Scotland

Peter Hunt @BBCPeterHunt · 1h 1 hour ago
Mr Knauf was appointed to his new RBS role "embedding the bank's new customer-focused strategy across its external communications" in May.

Peter Hunt @BBCPeterHunt · 1h 1 hour ago
Jason Knauf has worked as a senior press officer at the UK Treasury and as a press secretary and speech writer for New Zealand government.
__________________
"If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be."

Dr. Maya Angelou
Reply With Quote
  #192  
Old 12-11-2014, 10:28 PM
Dman's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 9,146
Martin @CourtierUK · 10h 10 hours ago
Patrick Harrison, Prince Charles’s Press Secretary, leaves Clarence House for the last time tomorrow after 14 years in the Royal Household.
__________________
"If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be."

Dr. Maya Angelou
Reply With Quote
  #193  
Old 12-27-2014, 11:59 AM
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: chester, United Kingdom
Posts: 7
Ladies in Waiting

Mistress of the Robes (formerly also Groom of the Stole). The most senior lady in waiting to a Queen, usually though not always a duchess (several of Queen Victoria's were marchioneses). She attends on state occasions and is also in charge of Rotas.

Lady of the Bedchamber. She is an actual lady in waiting and is either the wife of a peer or a peeress in her own right ie countess or viscountess.

Woman of the bedchamber. She does the same job as a lady of the bedchamber. The difference is she does not bear a peerage or is not married to a peer. She may be the daughter of a peer eg Lady Susan Hussey but she has no right to wear a coronet.
Reply With Quote
  #194  
Old 12-27-2014, 01:40 PM
Dman's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 9,146
Martin @CourtierUK · 1h
Captain Florian Graham-Watson finished his short appointment as Prince William’s equerry last month. W expected to appoint new long-term one
__________________
"If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be."

Dr. Maya Angelou
Reply With Quote
  #195  
Old 12-27-2014, 01:56 PM
cepe's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: London, United Kingdom
Posts: 4,987
I found the idea of a full-time equerry interesting, but I don't agree. Full-time indicates that William will be undertaking a high level of engagements. Assuming he passes his next stage of tests to join EAAA, he will not be full-time.

I would have thought that another part-time post more likely.
__________________

This precious stone set in the silver sea,......
This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England,
Reply With Quote
  #196  
Old 12-27-2014, 02:10 PM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Atlanta, United States
Posts: 2,124
The Queen's equerry is at the post for three years. William's equerry was only there for a year. Maybe the new one is a multi year posting. With the Air Ambulance job, there is going to be a need for some one to be in Norfolk and help the staff in KP. That could be the equerry.


Sent from my iPhone using The Royals Community
Reply With Quote
  #197  
Old 12-27-2014, 02:37 PM
Dman's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 9,146
Captain Florian Graham-Watson job as the Cambridge's Equerry was only temporary until they find a full-time replacement.
__________________
"If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be."

Dr. Maya Angelou
Reply With Quote
  #198  
Old 12-27-2014, 02:48 PM
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 1,959
A Kensington Palace spokesman said at the time Captain Graham-Watson’s appointment was not announced because it ‘is only temporary’, adding: ‘We anticipate a permanent equerry will be recruited in due course.’
Reply With Quote
  #199  
Old 12-27-2014, 03:06 PM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: NN, Lithuania
Posts: 912
Quote:
Originally Posted by cepe View Post
I found the idea of a full-time equerry interesting, but I don't agree. Full-time indicates that William will be undertaking a high level of engagements. Assuming he passes his next stage of tests to join EAAA, he will not be full-time.

I would have thought that another part-time post more likely.
Thera are not "full-time" or "part-time" equeries. They are "long-time" or "temporary". All equeries are military officers, so it's obviously they have full-time job.
Reply With Quote
  #200  
Old 01-01-2015, 07:25 PM
cepe's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: London, United Kingdom
Posts: 4,987
From Court Circular

Sandringham, Norfolk
1st January, 2015
The Queen has been pleased to appoint Lieutenant Colonel Michael Vernon, Secretary, Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood, to be an Extra Equerry to Her Majesty, with effect from 1st January.
__________________

__________________

This precious stone set in the silver sea,......
This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England,
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Princes Nikolai, Felix, Henrik & Princess Athena, News Part 1: February 2012 - iceflower Prince Joachim, Princess Marie and Family 273 08-31-2015 05:03 AM
Grand Duke Georgi, son and heir of Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna (1981- ) Jeannie The Imperial Family of Russia 423 07-24-2015 05:32 AM
Princess Iman: News and Pictures Part 1 bubbles King Abdullah's Sisters 248 05-14-2015 04:43 AM
A potential bride for The Grand Duke Georgi Lenora The Imperial Family of Russia 726 08-11-2014 09:16 AM




Popular Tags
australia best outfit birth camilla carl philip chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria current events death duchess of cornwall fashion fashion poll felipe vi funeral general news germany hereditary grand duchess stéphanie infanta leonor king abdullah of jordan king carl xvi gustav king felipe king felipe vi king harald king philippe king willem-alexander letizia maxima official visit photo session picture of the week president hollande prince carl philip prince daniel prince frederik prince of wales princess alexia (2005 -) princess beatrice princess catharina-amalia princess charlene princess madeleine princess marie princess mary princess mary daytime fashion princess mette-marit queen elizabeth ii queen fabiola queen letizia queen letizia fashion queen letizia style queen mathilde queen maxima queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima style queen rania queen silvia queen sonja royal royal fashion sofia hellqvist spanish royals state visit sweden the hague wedding willem-alexander


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:11 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2015
Jelsoft Enterprises