Admiralty Advocate

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Office of the Admiralty Advocate
Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg
Ensign of the Royal Navy
High Court of the Admiralty
Reports toPresident and Judge of the High Court of Admiralty
AppointerFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed
Inaugural holderWilliam Turner
Formation1661–1867

The Admiralty Advocate was one of the Law Officers of the Crown. He represented the Crown in the High Court of Admiralty from 1661 to 1867. He was also known as the Advocate for the Affairs of the Admiralty.[1]

History

The post was first established in 1661 with the post holder representing the Crown in the High Court of the Admiralty. After 1875, when the Admiralty Court became part of the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division of the new High Court of Justice, the office became obsolete.[2]

From 1674 to 1689 the office holder was appointed by a Royal Warrant at other times the Admiralty Advocate was appointed by a Board of Admiralty.[3]

Office Holders

Footnotes

  1. Office, Admiralty (March 1828). "Judicial Department". The Navy List. London, England: John Murray. p. 118.
  2. Haydn, Joseph Timothy; Ockerley, Horace (1890). The book of dignities; containing lists of the official personages of the British Empire ... together with the sovereigns and rulers of the World ... The orders of knighthood of the United Kingdom and India ... Founded on Beatson's Political index (1806); re-modelled and brought down to 1851. London, England: W.H. Allen and Co. p. 423.
  3. Sainty, J. C. (1975). "Admiralty Court. Admiralty Officials. Advocate. British History Online". www.british-history.ac.uk. University of London. pp. 95–99. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
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Bibliography

  1. Haydn, Joseph Timothy; Ockerley, Horace. (1969). The Book of Dignities; (1890). (Reprint ed.) Containing lists of the official personages of the British Empire ... together with the sovereigns and rulers of the World ... The orders of knighthood of the United Kingdom and India ... Founded on Beatson's Political index (1806); re-modelled and brought down to 1851. London, England: W.H. Allen and Co.
  2. Office, Admiralty (March 1828). "Judicial Department". The Navy List. London, England: John Murray.
  3. Sainty. J. C. (1975). 'Admiralty court', in Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4, Admiralty Officials 1660-1870, ed. J C Sainty (London), pp. 95-99. British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/office-holders/vol4/pp95-99 [accessed 4 July 2019]