Privy Council of England
The Privy Council of England, also known as His (or Her) Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, was a body of advisers to the sovereign of the Kingdom of England. Its members were often senior membe...
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Privy Council of Northern Ireland
The Privy Council of Northern Ireland is a formal body of advisors to the sovereign and was a vehicle for the monarch's prerogative powers in Northern Ireland. It was modelled on the Privy Council of ...
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Privy Council of Scotland
The Privy Council of Scotland was a body that advised the monarch.In the range of its functions the council was often more important than the Estates in the running the country. Its registers include ...
Privy Council of the United Kingdom
Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, usually known simply as the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers to the sovereign in the United Kingdom. Its membership is mostly made up of senior ...
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Harry Gibbs
Sir Harry Talbot Gibbs, PC, GCMG, AC, KBE, QC (7 February 1917 – 25 June 2005) was Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia from 1981 to 1987 after serving as a member of the High C...
Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell
Field Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell GCB GCSI GCIE KStJ CMG MC PC (5 May 1883 – 24 May 1950) was a senior commander in the British Army. He served in ...
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Court of Session
The Court of Session (Scottish Gaelic: Cùirt an t-Seisein; Scots: Coort o Session) is the supreme civil court of Scotland, and constitutes part of the College of Justice. It sits in Parliament...
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Supreme Privy Council
The Supreme Privy Council of Imperial Russia was founded on 8 February 1726 as a body of advisors to Catherine I. Originally, the council included six members — Alexander Menshikov, Fyodor Apraksin, G...
George Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jellicoe
George Patrick John Rushworth Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jellicoe, KBE, DSO, MC, PC, FRS (4 April 1918 – 22 February 2007) was a British politician and statesman, diplomat and businessman.Lord Jellicoe w...
Thomas Ridgeway, 1st Earl of Londonderry
Thomas Ridgeway, 1st Earl of Londonderry (1565? – 1631) was an English administrator active in Ireland, in particular in the Ulster Plantation.
He was son of Thomas Ridgway of Tor Mohun, Devon, an...
Conseil du Roi
The Conseil du Roi ([kɔ̃sɛj dy ʁwa]) or King's Council is a general term for the administrative and governmental apparatus around the king of France during the Ancien Régime designed to prepare his de...
Executive Council of Ceylon
The Executive Council of Ceylon was the Executive Council created in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) by the British colonial administration on the recommendations of the Colebrooke-Cameron Commission along wit...
Gustav Horn, Count of Pori
Count Gustav Horn af Björneborg (October 22, 1592 – May 10, 1657) was a Swedish/Finnish soldier and politician. He was the youngest son of Field Marshal Carl Horn and Agneta von Dellwig, born while h...
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Thomas Bromley
Sir Thomas Bromley (1530 – 11 April 1587) was a 16th-century lawyer, judge and politician who established himself in the mid-Tudor period and rose to prominence during the reign of Elizabeth I. He was...
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The Killing Time
The Killing Time was a period of conflict in Scottish history between the Presbyterian Covenanter movement, based largely in the south west of the country, and the government forces of Kings Charles I...
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Privy Council of Sweden
The Council of the Realm, or simply The Council (Swedish: Riksrådet: sometimes in Latin: Senatus Regni Sueciae) was a cabinet of medieval origin, consisting of magnates (Swedish: stormän) ...
Danish Council of State
The Council of State (Danish: Statsrådet) is the privy council of Denmark. The body of advisors to the Danish sovereign, the council is a formal institution, with largely ceremonial functions. Cha...
Privy council
A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government. The word "privy" means "private" or "secret"; thus, a privy c...
William Steuart
General Sir William Steuart (1643 – 4 June 1726), was a Scottish soldier, Commander-in-chief of Queen Anne's Forces in Ireland, Member of Parliament for Waterford and a Privy Councillor. He was a bene...
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Privy Council of Thailand
The Privy Council of Thailand (Thai: คณะองคมนตรีไทย, khana ongkhamontri thai) is a body of appointed advisors to the Monarch of Thailand: King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand. The Council, as t...
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Privy Council Office (United Kingdom)
The Privy Council Office (PCO) provides secretariat and administrative support to the Lord President of the Council in his or her capacity of president of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council. ...
Vice-President of the Executive Council (New South Wales)
The Vice-President of the Executive Council of New South Wales is a position in the Australian state of New South Wales governments, whose holder acts as presiding officer of the Executive Council of ...
Lesser Officers of The Realm
During the 17th century in Sweden the highest officials in the realm were divided into two sections of 5 positions each, they were the Great Officers of The Realm and the Lesser Officers of the Realm....
Privy Council of Tonga
The Privy Council of Tonga is the highest ranking council to advise the Monarch in the Kingdom of Tonga. It is empowered to advise the King in his capacity as Head of State and Fountain of Justice und...
Good Parliament
The Good Parliament is the name traditionally given to the English Parliament of 1376. Sitting in London from April 28 to July 10, it was the longest Parliament up until that time.It took place durin...