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Past Lord Lieutenants

Past Lord Lieutenants of Gwent (formally Monmouthshire)

  • Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Pembroke 24 February 1587 – 19 January 1601
  • Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester 17 July 1602 – 3 March 1628 jointly with
  • Henry Somerset, 5th Earl of Worcester 3 December 1626 – 9 May 1629
  • William Compton, 1st Earl of Northampton 9 May 1629 – 24 June 1630
  • John Egerton, 1st Earl of Bridgewater 11 July 1631 – 1642
  • Henry Somerset, 1st Duke of Beaufort 30 July 1660 – 22 March 1689
  • Charles Gerard, 1st Earl of Macclesfield 22 March 1689 – 7 January 1694
  • Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke 11 May 1694 – 7 October 1715
  • John Morgan 7 October 1715 – 7 March 1720
  • Sir William Morgan 21 June 1720 – 24 April 1731
  • Thomas Morgan 18 June 1731 – 12 April 1769
  • Thomas Morgan 27 January 1770 – 15 May 1771
  • Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort 23 December 1771 – 11 October 1803
  • Henry Somerset, 6th Duke of Beaufort 4 November 1803 – 2 December 1835
  • Capel Hanbury Leigh 24 December 1835 – 28 September 1861
  • Benjamin Hall, 1st Baron Llanover 9 November 1861 – 27 April 1867
  • Henry Somerset, 8th Duke of Beaufort 21 May 1867 – 30 April 1899
  • Godfrey Morgan, 1st Viscount Tredegar 23 June 1899 – 11 March 1913
  • Ivor Herbert, 1st Baron Treowen 4 April 1913 – 18 October 1933
  • Courtenay Morgan, 1st Viscount Tredegar 4 December 1933 – 3 May 1934
  • Sir Henry Mather-Jackson, 3rd Baronet 1 June 1934 – 23 March 1942
  • FitzRoy Somerset, 4th Baron Raglan 27 April 1942 – 14 September 1964
  • Edward Roderick Hill 15 February 1965 – 31 March 1974
  • Col. Edward Roderick Hill 1 April 1974 – 24th June 1979
  • Sir Richard Hanbury-Tenison, of Clytha Park 25 June 1979 – 22 October 2001
  • Sir Simon Boyle 22 October 2001 – 23 March 2016
  • Brigadier Robert Aitken 24 March 2016