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Clerk of the Closet


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Clerk of the Closet

Clerk of the Closet

Clerk of the Closet

Newcome, James William Scobie (born 1953), DL; Clerk of the Closet to the Queen, since 2014

STRONG, Thomas Banks (1861 - 1944), Clerk of the Closet to the King, 1925–37

BICKERSTETH, John Monier (born 1921), Clerk of the Closet to the Queen, 1979–89

WILSON, Roger Plumpton (1905 - 2002), Clerk of the Closet to the Queen, 1963–75; Hon. Assistant Bishop, Diocese of Bath and Wells, since 1974

HILL, Christopher John (born 1945), Bishop of Guildford, 2004–13; Clerk of the Closet to the Queen, 2005–14

FALLOWS, (William) Gordon (1913 - 1979), Bishop of Sheffield, since 1971; Clerk of the Closet to the Queen, since 1975

HERBERT, Percy Mark (1885 - 1968), Clerk of the Closet to the Queen, 1952–63 (to King George VI, 1942–52)

FARRAR, Frederic William (1831 - 1903), Dean of Canterbury from 1895; Deputy-Clerk of the Closet to King Edward VII

WAINE, John (born 1930), Bishop of Chelmsford, 1986–96; Clerk of the Closet to the Queen, 1989–96; an Honorary Assistant Bishop, Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, since 2008

BAILEY, Jonathan Sansbury (1940 - 2008), Bishop of Derby, 1995–2005; Clerk of the Closet to the Queen, 1996–2005; Hon. Assistant Bishop, Diocese of Gloucester, since 2005

DALTON, John Neale (1839 - 1931), Canon and Steward of St George’s, Windsor, 1884; Deputy-Clerk of the Closet and Domestic Chaplain to the King

WRIGHT, Paul Stephen (born 1966), Sub-Dean, HM Chapels Royal, Deputy Clerk of the Closet, Sub-Almoner and Domestic Chaplain to the Queen, since 2015

BOYD CARPENTER, William (1841 - 1918), Knight of the Order of the Royal Crown, Prussia; Clerk of the Closet since 1903; Sub-Dean and Canon of Westminster since 1911; Hon. Chaplain to the Forces (13th County of London)

BOOTH, William James (1939 - 2009), Sub-Dean of Her Majesty’s Chapels Royal, Deputy Clerk of the Closet, Sub-Almoner and Domestic Chaplain to The Queen, 1991–2007; Prebendary, St Paul’s Cathedral, 2000–07

PERCIVAL, Launcelot Jefferson (1869 - 1941), Domestic Chaplain to the King; Precentor of His Majesty’s Chapels Royal; Deputy Clerk of the Closet since 1931; Prebendary of St Paul’s Cathedral; Sub-Almoner to the King; Chaplain of the Order of John of Jerusalem

SCOTT, William Sievwright (born 1946), Sub-Dean of Her Majesty’s Chapels Royal, Deputy Clerk of the Closet, Sub-Almoner and Domestic Chaplain to the Queen, 2007–15; a Chaplain to the Queen, 2003–15; an Extra Chaplain to the Queen, since 2015

 

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In the C of E the cleric who presides over the Royal College of Chaplains. He presents bishops to the Sovereign when they do homage after consecration.

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