BHO

Hunting, sporting and gaming: The staghounds and harthounds

Pages 215-216

Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (Revised), Court Officers, 1660-1837. Originally published by University of London, London, 2006.

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Master of the Staghounds 1738–82

This office was in the gift of the Crown. Appointments were made by warrant under sign manual. The salary was fixed at £1,600 in 1738 and at £800 in 1744. (fn. 1) The office was abolished in 1782. (fn. 2)

1738 22 Mar. Kingston, 2nd Duke of
1744 26 Apr. Manners Sutton, Lord R.
1762 19 Nov. Office vacant
1763 19 Dec. Byron, 5th Lord
1765 2 Aug. Galway, 2nd Viscount
1770 5 July Essex, 4th Earl of

Sergeant of the Harthounds 1661–?1685

1661 3 May Walden, I.

Footnotes

  • 1. CTBP 1735–8, p. 626; CTBP 1742–5, p. 647.
  • 2. 22 Geo. III, c. 82.