Lord President of the Council
The holder of the Office of Lord President of the Council acts as Presiding officer of the Privy Council. His principal responsibility is to preside at meetings of the Privy Council. As the duties of the post are not rigorous it has often been given to a government minister, usually one of high standing, with non-departmental specific responsibilities.
|Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk||1530 - 14 Aug 1545|
|William Paulet, 1st Baron St John||Jan 1546 - Feb 1550|
|John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland||Feb 1550 - Jul 1553|
|Henry Montague, 1st Earl of Manchester||Sep 1621 - Jul 1628|
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