The bedchamber
Ladies of the Bedchamber

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Institute of Historical Research

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R.O. Bucholz

Year published

2006

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20

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'The bedchamber: Ladies of the Bedchamber', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (revised): Court Officers, 1660-1837 (2006), pp. 20. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43767 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Ladies of the Bedchamber 1702–1714

During the reign of Anne, the Queen was served by a varying number of ladies of the bedchamber, appointed by royal warrant, who performed the same duties as lords of the bedchamber did for a male sovereign. Eleven were appointed in 1702; by 1714 the number had fallen to eight. They received lodgings and salaries of £1,000. (fn. 1)

170212 MayOrmond, Duchess of
170212 MayHartington, Marchioness of
170212 MayBurlington, Countess of
170212 MayScarbrough, Countess of
170212 MaySpencer, Lady
170212 MaySomerset, Duchess of
170212 MayHyde, Lady
170212 MayFrescheville, Lady
170212 MayGodolphin, Lady H.
170212 MayAbingdon, Countess of
170212 MayBoeverwart, Lady C.
171229 Jan.Hyde, Lady K.
1712Jan.Abingdon, Countess of

Footnotes

1 Bucholz, pp. 118–19; LC 3/5 f. 1. For more on the duties of the Lady of the Bedchamber, see Women of the Bedchamber, below.