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Blog Real 07-16-2021 06:31 PM

Marshal of the Court and Lord Chamberlain
 
Royal Household of the United Kingdom:
The Lord Chamberlain or Lord Chamberlain of the Household is the most senior officer of the Royal Household of the United Kingdom, supervising the departments which support and provide advice to the Sovereign of the United Kingdom while also acting as the main channel of communication between the Sovereign and the House of Lords.
The current Lord Chamberlain is The Lord Parker of Minsmere, who has been in office since 1 April 2021.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Chamberlain
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew...er_of_Minsmere

Royal House of Spain
The Head of the Spanish Royal House is the highest office of this body in Spain. He is appointed by the king to support him in carrying out his duties as head of state, as well as to ensure the proper functioning of the state. He is usually a very close and trusted person with the King.
This position has its historical antecedents in that of major butler of the King of Spain (disappeared in 1931).
The current Head of the Spanish Royal House is Jaime Alfonsín Alfonso.

https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casa_d...y_(Espa%C3%B1a)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayordomo_mayor
https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaime_Alfons%C3%ADn

Royal House of Denmark
The court marshal of Denmark (Danish: Hofmarskal) is the Administrative Director of the Royal House of Denmark. The Court Marshal is the chief executive of finance, officials, official functions, etc.
Kim Kristensen is the current court marshal.

https://da.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hofmarskallen_(Danmark)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Court_Marshal_of_Denmark
https://da.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Kr...ceremonimester)

Royal House of Sweden
The Marshal of Her Majesty's Kingdom is the highest official in the Royal Court of Sweden.
The current incumbent, Fredrik Wersäll who was appointed in 2018.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marsha..._Realm_(Sweden)
https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sveriges_riksmarskalk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fredrik_Wers%C3%A4ll

Royal House of Norway
The Chief of the Court, Gry Mølleskog, is the supreme leader of the Royal Court of Norway. This position is currently held by Gry Mølleskog.
https://www.kongehuset.no/artikkel.h...0051&sek=30050

Dutch Royal House
The Grand Master is in charge of the entire Service of the Royal House and is also the head of the royal household. The Grand Master advises and represents the King, Queen Máxima and other members of the Royal House, also in contacts with foreign courts and ambassadors.

He also maintains close contacts with the Cabinet of the King and the Government Information Service. The grandmaster is also ultimately responsible for large-scale events such as state visits.
https://www.koninklijkhuis.nl/onderw...s/grootmeester

Grand Ducal House of Luxembourg
The House of the Grand Duke is placed under the responsibility of the Marshal (e) of the Court. Ms. Yuriko Backes was appointed Marshal of the Court on June 1, 2020. She exercises with regard to the staff of the House of the Grand Duke the powers conferred on a Head of State administration.

In the exercise of her functions, the Maréchale represents the Grand Duke. She is responsible for organizing the official activities of the Grand Duke in the exercise of his functions as Head of State. She is in charge of relations between the Grand Ducal Court and the Government and of the external and internal communication of the House of the Grand Duke. She is also in charge of the official activities of the Grand Duchess, the Hereditary Grand Duke, the Hereditary Grand Duchess as well as other members of their family.
https://monarchie.lu/fr/la-maison-du-grand-duc

Non-reigning Royal Houses:
Serbia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marsha...ia,_Yugoslavia)

Portugal:
https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mordomo-mor
https://monarquiaportuguesa.blogs.sa...domo-mor-32141

Mbruno 07-16-2021 08:04 PM

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Originally Posted by Blog Real (Post 2416291)
Royal Household of the United Kingdom:
The Lord Chamberlain or Lord Chamberlain of the Household is the most senior officer of the Royal Household of the United Kingdom, supervising the departments which support and provide advice to the Sovereign of the United Kingdom while also acting as the main channel of communication between the Sovereign and the House of Lords.
The current Lord Chamberlain is The Lord Parker of Minsmere, who has been in office since 1 April 2021.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Chamberlain
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew...er_of_Minsmere

Royal House of Spain
The Head of the Spanish Royal House is the highest office of this body in Spain. He is appointed by the king to support him in carrying out his duties as head of state, as well as to ensure the proper functioning of the state. He is usually a very close and trusted person with the King.
This position has its historical antecedents in that of major butler of the King of Spain (disappeared in 1931).
The current Head of the Spanish Royal House is Jaime Alfonsín Alfonso.

https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casa_d...y_(Espa%C3%B1a)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayordomo_mayor
https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaime_Alfons%C3%ADn

Royal House of Denmark
The court marshal of Denmark (Danish: Hofmarskal) is the Administrative Director of the Royal House of Denmark. The Court Marshal is the chief executive of finance, officials, official functions, etc.
Kim Kristensen is the current court marshal.

https://da.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hofmarskallen_(Danmark)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Court_Marshal_of_Denmark
https://da.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Kr...ceremonimester)

Royal House of Sweden
The Marshal of Her Majesty's Kingdom is the highest official in the Royal Court of Sweden.
The current incumbent, Fredrik Wersäll who was appointed in 2018.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marsha..._Realm_(Sweden)
https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sveriges_riksmarskalk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fredrik_Wers%C3%A4ll

Royal House of Norway
The Chief of the Court, Gry Mølleskog, is the supreme leader of the Royal Court of Norway. This position is currently held by Gry Mølleskog.
https://www.kongehuset.no/artikkel.h...0051&sek=30050

Dutch Royal House
The Grand Master is in charge of the entire Service of the Royal House and is also the head of the royal household. The Grand Master advises and represents the King, Queen Máxima and other members of the Royal House, also in contacts with foreign courts and ambassadors.

He also maintains close contacts with the Cabinet of the King and the Government Information Service. The grandmaster is also ultimately responsible for large-scale events such as state visits.
https://www.koninklijkhuis.nl/onderw...s/grootmeester

Grand Ducal House of Luxembourg
The House of the Grand Duke is placed under the responsibility of the Marshal (e) of the Court. Ms. Yuriko Backes was appointed Marshal of the Court on June 1, 2020. She exercises with regard to the staff of the House of the Grand Duke the powers conferred on a Head of State administration.

In the exercise of her functions, the Maréchale represents the Grand Duke. She is responsible for organizing the official activities of the Grand Duke in the exercise of his functions as Head of State. She is in charge of relations between the Grand Ducal Court and the Government and of the external and internal communication of the House of the Grand Duke. She is also in charge of the official activities of the Grand Duchess, the Hereditary Grand Duke, the Hereditary Grand Duchess as well as other members of their family.
https://monarchie.lu/fr/la-maison-du-grand-duc

Non-reigning Royal Houses:
Serbia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marsha...ia,_Yugoslavia)

Portugal:
https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mordomo-mor
https://monarquiaportuguesa.blogs.sa...domo-mor-32141


Does Belgium have a head of the Royal Household staff?

Blog Real 07-16-2021 08:07 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mbruno (Post 2416296)
Does Belgium have a head of the Royal Household staff?

I couldn't find information about the head of the Royal Household staff of Belgium.

Somebody 07-16-2021 09:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Blog Real (Post 2416297)
I couldn't find information about the head of the Royal Household staff of Belgium.

According to this explanation for children on their website, the Secretary General is in charge of the 'House of His Majesty the King' (in Dutch; they use 'Royal Household' in English).

Pol de Witte seems to be the current Secretary General (appointed in 2016).

Blog Real 07-16-2021 09:07 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Somebody (Post 2416303)
According to this explanation for children on their website, the Secretary General is in charge of the 'House of His Majesty the King' (in Dutch; they use 'Royal Household' in English).

Pol de Witte seems to be the current Secretary General (appointed in 2016).

Thank you for the informations. :flowers:

LadyFinn 07-16-2021 11:59 PM

The press release about Fredrik Wersäll appointed as the Marshal of the Realm
Fredrik Wersäll has been President of the Svea Court of Appeal since 2008. His previous posts have included Prosecutor-General, Justice of the Supreme Court, and Director-General for Legal Affairs at the Ministry of Justice. He has also had a number of public assignments, including as an Inquiry Chair and as Chair of the Swedish Press Council. He chairs the Government Disciplinary Board for Higher Officials and the Swedish Anti-Corruption Institute.
The Marshal of the Realm is the most senior official and head of the Royal Court of Sweden. Fredrik Wersäll will become the 47th Marshal of the Realm since the post was established in 1607, and the current King’s eighth.
Fredrik Wersäll appointed Marshal of the Realm - Sveriges Kungahus

Fredrik Wersäll at his office
https://chefstidningen.se/sites/defa...marskalken.jpg

The Office of the Marshal of the Realm is headed by Fredrik Wersäll, who is accountable to The King for the activities of the entire Royal Court organization.
The Marshal of the Realm is responsible for contacts with the government and Riksdag.
Office of the Marshal of the Realm - Sveriges Kungahus
Riksmarskalksämbetet - Sveriges Kungahus


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