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Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (revised): Court Officers, 1660-1837
'Presence Chamber: Gentlemen Sewers 1660-1782', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (revised): Court Officers, 1660-1837 (2006), pp. 59-63. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43782 Date accessed: 23 July 2014.
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Gentlemen Sewers 1660–1782
Gentlemen Sewers 1660–1837
Gentlemen Sewers in Ordinary [/Supernumerary] w/o fee 1667–?
Gentlemen Sewers in Extraordinary 1660–?
The gentlemen sewers were appointed by lord chamberlain's warrant. They were four in number except during the reign of James II when they were reduced to three. (fn. 1) The offices were abolished in 1782. (fn. 2) The gentlemen sewers each received wages of £33 6s 8d plus riding wages. (fn. 3)
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