Lieutenants

Some articles on lieutenants, lieutenant:

Deputy Lieutenants
... In the United Kingdom, a Deputy Lieutenant is a military commission and one of several deputies to the Lord Lieutenant of a lieutenancy area an English ceremonial county, Welsh preserved county, Scottish ... Deputy lieutenants are chosen by the local Lord-Lieutenant, to assist them with any of their duties as may be required ... The maximum number of Deputy Lieutenants allowed in a county may be several dozen, and is related to the population of that county ...
Deputy Lieutenants Of Aberdeenshire
... Deputy Lieutenants of Aberdeenshire are commissioned by the Lord Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire ... Deputy Lieutenants support the work of the Lord-Lieutenant ... There cam be several deputy lieutenants at any time, depending on the population of the county ...
Lord Lieutenants - Origins - England and Wales
... In England and Wales and in Ireland, the lord lieutenant was the principal officer of his county ... Lieutenants were first appointed to a number of English historic counties by Henry VIII in the 1540s, when the military functions of the sheriff were handed ... However, it was not until the threat of invasion by the forces of Spain in 1585 that lieutenants were appointed to all counties and counties corporate and became in effect permanent ...
List Of Deputy Lieutenants Of Wiltshire
... This is a list of Deputy Lieutenants of Wiltshire ... is for one year, the term of office of a Deputy Lieutenant comes to an end only when the Lord Lieutenant changes ... However, in practice the title of Deputy Lieutenant is usually held for life, as new Lord Lieutenants rarely make changes ...

Famous quotes containing the word lieutenants:

    Old soldiers, Miss Dandridge. Someday you’ll learn how they hate to give up. Captain of a troop one day, every man’s face turned toward ya. Lieutenants jump when I growl. Now tomorrow, I’ll be glad if the blacksmith asks me to shoe a horse.
    Frank S. Nugent (1908–1965)

    The state of monarchy is the supremest thing upon earth: for kings are not only God’s Lieutenants upon earth, and sit upon God’s throne, but even by God himself they are called gods.
    James I of England, James VI of Scotland (1566–1625)