The Crown and the Atlantic Charters

  title={The Crown and the Atlantic Charters},
  author={Ken Macmillan},
In the administration of state affairs, the early Stuarts relied on the participation of a wide array of officials throughout the realm. Lords lieutenant, judges, justices of the peace, sheriffs, coroners, constables, receivers, attorneys, wardens, and others, all ultimately acted in the name of the king and his government. Some of these officers held their positions directly by royal appointment, usually created through a commission. Some inherited their position from a deceased relative or… Expand