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The Lord Steward of the Household


Name Entered office Left office Party Notes
The Earl of Arundel September 1553 1568
The Earl of Pembroke 1568 17 March 1570
vacant 17 March 1570 2 November 1587
The Earl of Leicester 2 November 1587 4 September 1588
The Lord St John of Basing later The Marquess of Winchester 1588 1603
The Earl of Nottingham 1603 November 1616
The Duke of Lennox later The Duke of Richmond November 1616 16 February 1624
The Marquess of Hamilton March 1624 2 March 1625
The Earl of Pembroke 1625 10 April 1630
vacant 10 April 1630 1640
The Earl of Arundel 1640 December 1642
The Duke of Richmond December 1642 30 March 1655
vacant 30 March 1655 May 1660
The Marquess of Ormonde later The Duke of Ormonde May 1660 21 July 1688
The Earl of Devonshire later The Duke of Devonshire April 1689 18 August 1707 Whig
The Duke of Devonshire 18 August 1707 June 1710 Whig
The Duke of Buckingham June 1710 June 1711 Tory
The Earl Poulett June 1711 September 1714 Tory
The Duke of Devonshire September 1714 1716 Whig
The Duke of Kent 1716 January 1719 Whig
The Duke of Argyll 6 February 1719 30 May 1725 Whig
The Duke of Dorset 30 May 1725 32 June 1730 Whig
The Earl of Chesterfield June 1730 13 April 1733 Whig
The Duke of Devonshire 13 April 1733 March 1737 Whig
The Duke of Dorset March 1737 1744 Whig
The Duke of Devonshire 1744 1749 Whig
The Duke of Marlborough 1749 January 1755 Whig
The Duke of Rutland January 1755 March 1761 Whig
The Earl Talbot March 1761 March 1782 Whig/Tory
The Earl of Carlisle March 1782 January 1783 Tory
The Duke of Rutland January 1783 April 1783 Whig
The Earl of Dartmouth April 1783 December 1783 Tory
The Duke of Chandos December 1783 1789 Tory
The Duke of Dorset 1789 February 1799 Tory
The Earl of Leicester 20 February 1799 August 1802 Tory
The Earl of Dartmouth 15 August 1802 14 May 1804 Tory
The Earl of Aylesford 14 May 1804 1812 Tory
The Earl of Cholmondeley later The Marquess of Cholmondeley 1812 1821 Tory
The Marquess Conyngham 1821 July 1830 Tory
The Duke of Buckingham July 1830 November 1830 Tory
The Marquess Wellesley 23 November 1830 11 September 1833 Canningite/Whig
The Duke of Argyll 11 September 1833 14 November 1834 Whig
The Earl of Wilton 15 December 1834 8 April 1835 Conservative
The Duke of Argyll 23 April 1835 21 November 1839 Whig
The Earl of Erroll 21 November 1839 30 August 1841 Whig
The Earl of Liverpool 3 September 1841 27 June 1846 Conservative
The Earl Fortescue 8 July 1846 22 March 1850 Whig
The Marquess of Westminster 22 March 1850 21 February 1852 Whig
The Duke of Montrose 27 February 1852 17 December 1852 Conservative
The Duke of Norfolk 4 January 1853 10 January 1854 Whig
The Earl Spencer 10 January 1854 23 November 1857 Whig
The Earl of St Germans 23 November 1857 21 February 1858 Whig
The Marquess of Exeter 26 February 1858 11 June 1859 Conservative
The Earl of St Germans 18 June 1859 20 January 1866 Liberal
The Earl of Bessborough 20 January 1866 26 June 1866 Liberal
The Duke of Marlborough 10 July 1866 19 March 1867 Conservative
The Earl of Tankerville 19 March 1867 1 December 1868 Conservative
The Earl of Bessborough 12 December 1868 17 February 1874 Liberal
The Earl Beauchamp 21 February 1874 21 April 1880 Conservative
The Earl Sydney 3 May 1880 9 June 1885 Liberal
The Earl of Mount Edgcumbe 27 June 1885 28 January 1886 Conservative
The Earl Sydney 10 February 1886 20 July 1886 Liberal
The Earl of Mount Edgcumbe 16 August 1886 11 August 1892 Conservative
The Marquess of Breadalbane 25 August 1892 21 June 1895 Liberal
The Earl of Pembroke 16 July 1895 4 December 1905 Liberal Unionist
The Earl of Liverpool 18 December 1905 23 March 1907 Liberal
The Earl Beauchamp 31 July 1907 22 June 1910 Liberal
The Earl of Chesterfield 22 June 1910 25 May 1915 Liberal
The Lord Farquhar later The Viscount Farquhar 9 June 1915 19 October 1922 Unionist
The Earl of Shaftesbury 20 November 1922 20 July 1936 Conservative
The Duke of Sutherland 21 July 1936 28 February 1937
The Duke of Buccleuch 1 March 1937 31 May 1940
The Duke of Hamilton 1 June 1940 9 February 1964
The Duke of Westminster 10 February 1964 25 February 1967
The Viscount Cobham 21 September 1967 31 December 1972
The Duke of Northumberland 1 January 1973 11 October 1988
The Viscount Ridley 25 May 1989 2001
The Duke of Abercorn 2001 2009
The Earl of Dalhousie 2009

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