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