List of famous male groom of the stools, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male groom of the stools list contains the most prominent and top males known for being groom of the stools. There are thousand of males working as groom of the stools in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic groom of the stools have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a groom of the stool then the people below should give you inspiration.
George Finch, 9th Earl of Winchilsea and William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset are only the beginning of the people on this list.While this isn't a list of all male groom of the stools, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male groom of the stools?" and "Who are the best male groom of the stools?"
James Hamilton, 2nd Duke of Abercorn (24 August 1838 – 3 January 1913), styled Viscount Hamilton until 1868 and Marquess of Hamilton from 1868 to 1885, was a British nobleman, groom of the stool and diplomat. He was the son of James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn, and Lady Louisa Jane Russell. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 75 (1838-1913)
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Lieutenant-General Willem (or William) Anne van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle (5 June 1702 – 22 December 1754) was a British soldier, diplomat and courtier. He held various roles in the household of George II (1683-1760), who was a personal friend, participated in negotiations to end the 1718 to 720 War of the Quadruple Alliance and was British Ambassador to France from 1748 to 1754. During the 1740 to 1748 War of the Austrian Succession, he commanded troops in Flanders and was transferred to Scotland following the outbreak of the Jacobite rising of 1745. After Culloden, he was appointed Commander-in-Chief, Scotland before returning to Flanders in 1747. Despite his many offices and ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 52 (1702-1754)
Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland, KG, PC (23 April 1675 – 19 April 1722), known as Lord Spencer from 1688 to 1702, was an English statesman and nobleman from the Spencer family. He served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (1714–1717), Lord Privy Seal (1715–1716), Lord President of the Council (1717–1719) and First Lord of the Treasury (1718–1721). His third son Charles Spencer, 5th Earl of Sunderland is a direct ancestor of Sir Winston Spencer-Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. His fourth son Hon. John Spencer is a direct ancestor of Diana, Princess of Wales, the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, and the mother of Prince William and Prince ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 47 (1675-1722)
John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, (; 25 May 1713 – 10 March 1792) was a British nobleman who served as Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1762 to 1763 under George III. He was arguably the last important favourite in British politics. He was the first Prime Minister from Scotland following the Acts of Union in 1707 and the first Tory to have held the post. He was also elected as the first President of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland when it was founded in 1780. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 79 (1713-1792)
Birthplace: United Kingdom