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High Admiral


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High Admiral

Lord High Admiral

Lord High Admiral

Campbell, Ian Douglas (1903 - 1973), DL, Hereditary Master of the Royal Household, Scotland; Hereditary High Sheriff of the County of Argyll; Admiral of the Western Coast and Isles; Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland and of the Castles of Dunstaffnage, Dunoon, and Carrick and Tarbert; formerly Capt. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Campbell, George Douglas (1823 - 1900), Hereditary Master of the Royal Household, Scotland; Hereditary High Sheriff of the County of Argyll; Admiral of the Western Isles; Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland and of the Castles of Dunstaffnage, Dunoon, and Carrick; Lord-Lieutenant of Argyllshire; Chancellor of University of St Andrews; Trustee of British Museum; Elder Brother of Trinity House

Campbell, Niall Diarmid (1872 - 1949), Hereditary Master of the Royal Household, Scotland; Hereditary High Sheriff of the County of Argyll; Admiral of the Western Coast and Isles; Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland and of the Castles of Dunstaffnage, Dunoon, and Carrick and Tarbert; Lord-Lieutenant of Argyll; late Hon. Colonel of 8th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders; Hon. Col of 15th (Canadian) Argyll Light Infantry

Campbell, John Douglas Sutherland (1845 - 1914), DL, Hereditary Master of the Royal Household, Scotland; Hereditary High Sheriff of the County of Argyll; Admiral of the Western Coast and Isles; Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland and of the Castles of Dunstaffnage, Dunoon, and Carrick; Lord-Lieutenant of Argyllshire; Chancellor of Order of St Michael and St George; Governor and Constable of Windsor Castle from 1892; Hon. Col 3rd Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, London Scottish, Argyll and Bute AV, Glasgow Highlanders and Argyll Light Infantry, Canada

Bertie, Montagu Peregrine (1815 - 1899), DL, JP; Captain Grenadier Guards (retired); [Richard Bertie m Katherine, Baroness Willoughby d’Eresby, and his e s became 11th Baron Willoughby d’Eresby, who gained great distinction as a soldier in the reign of Elizabeth, and m Mary, heiress of 18th Earl of Oxford; 12th Baron unsuccessfully claimed that Earldom; he was created 1st Earl of Lindsey, became Lord High Admiral of England, and fell at Edgehill, 1642; 2nd Earl was taken prisoner at that battle and wounded at Naseby, 1645; 4th Earl became 1st Marquess of Lindsey and then Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, 1715; 4th Duke d 1779 and the Barony fell into abeyance; 5th Duke d 1809, and the Dukedom and Marquessate expired]

 

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An admiral of the most exalted rank (British or German; not used in U.S. Navy).

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.


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