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List of Royal members of the Privy Council

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List of Royal members of the Privy Council

This is a list of Royal Privy Counsellors of England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, including the total of counsellors created by each monarch from 1679 to the present.

"Victoria holding a Privy Council meeting." by D Wilke. 1838.

Charles II (1679–1685)

Total Creations = 53

James II (1685–1688)

Total Creations = 19

William III and Mary II (1689–1702)

Total Creations = 72

Anne (1702–1714)

Total Creations = 70

George I (1714–1727)

Total Creations = 60

George II (1727–1760)

Total Creations = 110

George III (1760–1820)

Total Creations = 345

George IV (1820–1830)

Total Creations = 61

William IV (1830–1837)

Total Creations = 88

Victoria (1837–1901)

Total Creations = 583

Edward VII (1901–1910)

Total Creations = 171

George V (1910–1936)

Total Creations = 415

Edward VIII (1936)

Total Creations = 11

George VI (1936–1952)

Total Creations = 250

Elizabeth II (1952–present)

See also


  • Leigh Rayment's Privy Council Page
  • Haydn, Joseph Timothy and Ockerby, Horace. The Book of Dignities, 3rd ed. (1894, reprinted Baltimore, 1970).
  • Members of the British Privy Council
  • Gay, O; Rees, A (2005). "The Privy Council" (pdf). House of Commons Library Standard Note. SN/PC/2708. Archived from the original on 11 December 2009. Retrieved 2 August 2008. 
  • Begent, P.J. and Chesshyre, H. The Most Noble Order of the Garter: 650 Years. Spink and Son Ltd. 1999.
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