Lord Lieutenancies

Lord Lieutenancies

The title Lord Lieutenant is given to the British monarch's personal representatives in the United Kingdom, usually in a county or similar circumscription, with varying tasks throughout history. Usually a retired local notable, senior military officer, peer or business person is given the post honorarily. Both men and women are eligible for the post. The office can be considered viceregal, but not equivalent to that of a Governor-General, as Lord Lieutenants have virtually no role in local government, nor are they responsible for promulgating local ordinances in the monarch's name.

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Lord Lieutenancies - Correct Forms of Address For The Lord-Lieutenant
... Written '(Title and name), Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant' Salutation 'Dear Lord-Lieutenant' In a Speech 'My Lord-Lieutenant' In conversation '(Title and name)' or 'Lord-Lieutenant' ... Plural 'Lord-Lieutenants' ...

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