Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire

This is an incomplete list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire. From 1660 the office holder was also Custos Rotulorum of Hertfordshire.

  • William Parr, 1st Marquess of Northampton 1553 –
  • Sir Ralph Sadleir 1570–?
  • Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon 1583–1585
  • Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester 3 July 1585 – 4 September 1588
  • William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley 31 December 1588 – 4 August 1598
  • vacant
  • Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury 5 August 1605 – 24 May 1612
  • William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Salisbury 10 July 1612 – 1642 jointly with
  • Charles Cecil, Viscount Cranborne 31 March 1640 – 1642
  • Interregnum
  • Arthur Capell, 1st Earl of Essex 26 July 1660 – 1681
  • John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater 10 February 1681 – 26 October 1686
  • Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester 18 November 1686 – 1688
  • Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury 4 April 1689 – 1691
  • Algernon Capell, 2nd Earl of Essex 3 February 1692 – 10 January 1710
  • William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper 26 August 1710 – 1712
  • James Cecil, 5th Earl of Salisbury 26 June 1712 – 1714
  • William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper 5 March 1715 – 1722
  • William Capell, 3rd Earl of Essex 11 October 1722 – 8 January 1743
  • vacant
  • William Clavering-Cowper, 2nd Earl Cowper 8 March 1744 – 18 September 1764
  • William Capell, 4th Earl of Essex 12 November 1764 – 1771
  • James Cecil, 1st Marquess of Salisbury 13 March 1771 – 13 June 1823
  • James Grimston, 1st Earl of Verulam 5 July 1823 – 17 November 1845
  • James Grimston, 2nd Earl of Verulam 17 January 1846 – 1892
  • Edward Villiers, 5th Earl of Clarendon 23 August 1892 – 2 October 1914
  • Thomas Brand, 3rd Viscount Hampden 9 February 1915 – 1952
  • Sir David Bowes-Lyon 1 July 1952 – 13 September 1961[1]
  • Sir George Burns 8 December 1961 – 12 February 1986
  • Sir Simon Bowes-Lyon 12 February 1986 – 27 July 2007[2]
  • Dione Grimston, Countess of Verulam 27 July 2007 – 31 July 2017[3]
  • Robert Voss, CBE, DL 4 August 2017 – present[4]

References

  • J.C. Sainty (1970). "Lieutenancies of Counties, 1585–1642". Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research (Special Supplement No. 8).
  • J.C. Sainty (1979). List of Lieutenants of Counties of England and Wales 1660-1974. London: Swift Printers (Sales) Ltd.
  1. ^ "No. 239587". The London Gazette. 1 July 1952. p. 3587.
  2. ^ London Gazette, issue no.50432, 17 February 1986
  3. ^ London Gazette, issue no. 58411, 3 August 2007
  4. ^ "Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire: Robert Voss - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. Retrieved 2017-08-07.

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