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Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard

The Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard is a UK government post usually held by the Government Deputy Chief Whip in the House of Lords. The present Captain is Patrick Stopford, 9th Earl of Courtown, who was appointed to the position in the first May ministry in July 2016.

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15th century

  • 1485: John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford
  • 1486–1509: Sir Charles Somerset (created Baron Herbert 26 November 1506)
  • 16th century

  • 1509: Sir Thomas Darcy
  • 1509: Sir Henry Marney
  • 1512: Sir Henry Guildford
  • 1513: Sir John Gage
  • 1516: Sir Henry Marney
  • 1530: Sir William Kingston
  • 1539: Sir Anthony Wingfield
  • 1550: Sir Thomas Darcy (created Baron Darcy of Chiche 5 April 1551)
  • 1551: Sir John Gates
  • 1553: Sir Henry Jerningham
  • 1557: Sir Henry Bedingfield
  • 1558: Sir Edward Rogers
  • 1558: Sir William St Loe
  • 1566: Sir Francis Knowlys
  • 1572: Sir Christopher Hatton
  • 1586: Sir Henry Goodier
  • 1586: Sir Walter Raleigh
  • 1592: John Best (During Raleigh's imprisonment in the Tower)
  • 1597–1603: Sir Walter Raleigh
  • 17th century

  • 1603: Sir Thomas Erskine (created Lord Dirletoun 8 June 1604 and Viscount Fentoun 18 March 1606)
  • 1617: Henry Rich (created Baron Kensington 5 March 1623 and Earl of Holland 24 September 1624)
  • 1632: The Viscount Dupplin (created Earl of Kinnoull 25 May 1633)
  • 1635: The Earl of Morton
  • 1644: The Earl of Norwich
  • 1649: Interregnum
  • 1660: The Earl of Norwich
  • 1662: The Viscount Grandison
  • 1689–1702: Viscount Mandeville (succeeded as 4th Earl of Manchester 16 March 1683)
  • 18th century

  • 1702: Marquess of Hartington
  • 1707: The Viscount Townshend
  • 1711: The Lord Paget (created Earl of Uxbridge 19 October 1714)
  • 1715: The Earl of Derby
  • 1723: Lord Stanhope
  • 1725: The Earl of Leicester
  • 1731: The Earl of Ashburnham
  • 1733: The Earl of Tankerville
  • 1737: The Duke of Manchester
  • 1739: The Earl of Essex
  • 1743: The Lord Berkeley of Stratton
  • 1746: The Viscount Torrington
  • 1747: The Viscount Falmouth
  • 1782: The Duke of Dorset
  • April 1783: The Earl of Cholmondeley
  • 16 December 1783: The Earl of Aylesford
  • 19th century

  • 1804: Hon. Thomas Pelham (styled Lord Pelham from January 1805)
  • 1804: The Earl of Macclesfield
  • 1 December 1830: The Marquess of Clanricarde
  • 16 July 1834: The Earl of Gosford
  • 29 December 1834: The Earl of Courtown
  • 23 April 1835: The Earl of Gosford
  • 5 August 1835: The Earl of Ilchester
  • 6 July 1841: The Earl of Surrey
  • 8 September 1841: The Marquess of Lothian
  • 15 January 1842: The Earl of Beverley
  • 24 July 1846: The Viscount Falkland
  • 11 February 1848: The Marquess of Donegall
  • 27 February 1852: The Lord de Ros
  • 30 December 1852: The Viscount Sydney
  • 17 March 1858: The Lord de Ros
  • 28 June 1859: The Earl of Ducie
  • 10 July 1866: The Earl Cadogan
  • 22 December 1868: The Duke of St Albans
  • 2 March 1874: The Lord Skelmersdale
  • 3 May 1880: The Lord Monson
  • 27 June 1885: The Viscount Barrington
  • 10 February 1886: The Lord Monson
  • 5 August 1886: The Earl of Kintore
  • 29 January 1889: The Earl of Limerick
  • 25 August 1892: The Lord Kensington
  • 16 July 1895: The Earl of Limerick
  • 26 August 1896: The Earl Waldegrave
  • 20th century

  • 18 December 1905: The Duke of Manchester
  • 12 April 1908: The Lord Allendale
  • 2 October 1911: The Earl of Craven
  • 9 June 1915: The Lord Suffield
  • 21 May 1918: The Lord Hylton
  • 22 January 1924: The Lord Loch
  • 1 December 1924: The Lord Desborough
  • 4 June 1929: The Lord Loch
  • 12 November 1931: The Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal
  • 24 January 1934: The Lord Templemore
  • 4 August 1945: The Lord Walkden
  • 6 July 1949: The Lord Shepherd
  • 18 October 1949: The Lord Lucas of Chilworth
  • 5 March 1950: The Earl of Lucan
  • 8 June 1951: The Lord Archibald
  • 5 November 1951: The Earl of Onslow
  • 28 October 1960: The Lord Legh
  • 6 September 1962: The Viscount Goschen
  • 28 December 1964: The Lord Bowles
  • 24 June 1970: The Viscount Goschen
  • 20 November 1971: The Lord Denham
  • 11 March 1974: The Lord Strabolgi
  • 6 May 1979: The Lord Sandys
  • 20 October 1982: The Earl of Swinton
  • 10 September 1986: The Viscount Davidson
  • 30 December 1991: The Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
  • 20 July 1994: The Earl of Arran
  • January 1995: The Lord Inglewood
  • 8 July 1995: The Lord Chesham
  • 3 May 1997: The Lord McIntosh of Haringey
  • 21st century

  • 13 June 2003: The Lord Davies of Oldham
  • 14 May 2010: The Lord Shutt of Greetland
  • 3 May 2012: The Lord Newby
  • May 2015: The Lord Gardiner of Kimble
  • July 2016: The Earl of Courtown
  • References

    Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard Wikipedia


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