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!Download Pdf ♾ Keepers of the Kingdom: The Ancient Offices of Britain ⚑ Titleholders including Lord High Chancellor and If the Labour party has its way all these posts and the grand tradition of pageantry will fade and be lost This book serves to remind us that, perhaps in the States, people would beinclined to be interested and awed by government is there was an official strewer of herbs. If you live in Britain and you need a job, you might consider applying to be the Queen s Bargemaster, or the Common Cryer of the city of London, or even the Master of the Rolls The pay isn t much, but you get to wear a uniform What Bruce, a well known historical commentator for the BBC, has done is to research several dozen traditional positions and honours with roots as ancient as the Anglo Saxons or as recent as the mid 20th century, to provide a brief history of each, and to describe the pr If you live in Britain and you need a job, you might consider applying to be the Queen s Bargemaster, or the Common Cryer of the city of London, or even the Master of the Rolls The pay isn t much, but you get to wear a uniform What Bruce, a well known historical commentator for the BBC, has done is to research several dozen traditional positions and honours with roots as ancient as the Anglo Saxons or as recent as the mid 20th century, to provide a brief history of each, and to describe the present holder of each, including comments on what he does in the real world Because, while many of these are associated with particular titles in the peerage, or with feudal baronies, some are the province of local landowners or professional men Some, like the Boy Bishop of Hereford, were in abeyance for generations, being revived only under the present monarch Some, like the Captain of Tynwald, involve real responsibility and legal training Being the Lord of the Manor of Worksop, on the other hand, only takes money but you get to present a fancy glove to the monarch at the next coronation Each article also includes a an artful portrait If you re a closet medievalist, or a student of the peerage, or merely a collector of fascinating historical trivia, you will find a great deal of material in this thoroughly delightful volume that is unknown even to most Brits