lord high admiral

The highest officer of the British navy, and formerly the chief officer of the British courts of admiralty.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Lord High Admiral — John Howard, 1. Duke of Norfolk Das Amt des Lord High Admiral, früher Admiral von England oder Lord Admiral, umfasst den Oberbefehl über die englische und nach 1707 die britische Marine und ist das letzte Amt unter den neun Großen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lord High Admiral — can refer to: * for Lord High Admiral of England, Great Britain, or the United Kingdom, see Admiralty * Lord High Admiral of ScotlandEngland s navy was originally governed by a Great Officer of State called the Lord High Admiral of England. Early …   Wikipedia

  • Lord High Admiral — Admiral Ad mi*ral, n. [OE. amiral, admiral, OF. amiral, ultimately fr. Ar. am[=i]r al bahr commander of the sea; Ar. am[=i]r is commander, al is the Ar. article, and am[=i]r al, heard in different titles, was taken as one word. Early forms of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lord high admiral — noun : a great officer of state formerly at the head of the naval administration of Great Britain …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lord High Admiral of the Northern Seas — is a post held, ex officio, by the Lord Provost of the City of Aberdeen …   Wikipedia

  • Lord High Admiral of Scotland — The Lord High Admiral of Scotland was one of the Great Offices of State of Scotland before the Union with England in 1707.The office was one of considerable power, also known as Royal Scottish Admiralty , including command of the King s ships and …   Wikipedia

  • Lord High Admiral of the Wash — The position of Lord High Admiral of the Wash is an ancient hereditary naval office of England. In mediaeval times, the Lord High Admiral of the Wash was a nobleman with responsibility for the defense and protection of The Wash coast in north… …   Wikipedia

  • Court of the Lord High Admiral — In the earlier part of the 14th century, the Admiral possessed a disciplinary jurisdiction over his fleet. After 1340 it is reasonable to suppose that the Admiral could hold an independent court and administer justice in piracy and other maritime …   Black's law dictionary

  • Lord High Treasurer — William Cecil, 1. Baron Burghley mit weißem Stab als Insignium der Macht Das Amt des Lord High Treasurer oder Lord Treasurer ist ein altes englisches (nach 1707 britisches) Regierungsamt. Der Inhaber dieses Postens fungiert als Oberhaupt der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lord High Steward — Edward Hyde, 1. Earl of Clarendon Der Lord High Steward von England nicht zu verwechseln mit dem High Steward, einer Gerichtsfunktion ist der Führende der Great Officers of State. Unter ihm stehen der Lord High Chancellor (Lordkanzler) und der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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