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Black Rod


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Black Rod

Black Rod

Black Rod, Gentleman Usher of the

Usher of the Black Rod

Usher of the Black Rod

Black Rod, Gentleman Usher of the

Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod

Black Rod, Gentleman Usher of the

Black Rod, Gentleman Usher of the

PULTENEY, William Pulteney (1861 - 1941), Gentleman Usher of Black Rod to House of Lords since 1920

MILLS, George (1902 - 1971), Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, House of Lords, 1963–70

STEPHENSON, Henry Frederick (1842 - 1919), Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod since 1904

ROYLE, Guy Charles Cecil (1885 - 1954), Yeoman Usher of the Black Rod since 1946; Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain since 1948

MITCHELL, William Gore Sutherland (1888 - 1944), Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, House of Lords, since 1941; Commandant, London Command, ATC, since 1942

HORROCKS, Brian Gwynne (1895 - 1985), Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, House of Lords, 1949–63

BUTLER, Thomas Dacres (1845 - 1937), Secretary to Lord Great Chamberlain and Deputy Black Rod, House of Lords, 1892–1929

LEAKEY, (Arundell) David (born 1952), Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Serjeant-at-Arms, House of Lords, and Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain, since 2011

VIGGERS, Frederick (Richard) (born 1951), Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Serjeant-at-Arms, House of Lords, and Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain, 2009–11

JONES, (Charles) Edward (Webb) (1936 - 2007), Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Serjeant-at-Arms, House of Lords, and Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain, 1995–2001

 

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Both the ebony staff which is the symbol of authority of the Usher of the Black Rod, an officer of the Upper House of Parliament in Australia and other Westminster system countries and, by extension, the Usher in person.

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