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The Ambassador from the United Kingdom to the Netherlands is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in the Netherlands, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in the Netherlands. The official title is Her Britannic Majesty's Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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List of Heads of Mission

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Envoys to the Prince of Orange

  • 1575-1578: Daniel Rogers Agent and Special agent 1578-1579
    • 1575-1576: Robert Corbet Special Ambassador
    • 1577: Philip Sidney Special Ambassador
  • 1577-1579: William Davison Resident agent; Special Ambassador 1584-1585; English Councillor 1585-1586
  • 1585-1586: Henry Killigrew and Dr Bartolomew Clerke English Councillors on the Dutch Council of State
  • 1586-1587: Thomas Wilkes Special Ambassador then English Councillor on the Dutch Council of State; also 1578, 1582, and 1590
  • 1587-1589: Henry Killigrew English Councillor on the Dutch Council of State
  • 1588-1593: Thomas Bodley English Councillor on the Dutch Council of State; again 1594-1596
  • 1593-1602: George Gilpin English Councillor on the Dutch Council of State

Ambassadors to the United Provinces

No representation due to the Third Anglo-Dutch War 1672–1674[1]

Envoys Extraordinary and Ministers Plenipotentiary to the United Provinces

  • 1681–1682: Thomas Plott Agent[1]
  • 1681–1685: Thomas Chudleigh[1]
  • 1685–1686: Bevil Skelton Ambassador[1]
  • 1686–1688: Sir Ignatius Vitus, Bt[1]

Ambassadors to the United Provinces

Envoys Extraordinary and Ministers Plenipotentiary to the United Provinces

No representation due to the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War 1780–1784[2]

Diplomatic Relations suspended 1795–1802

Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Batavian Republic

Diplomatic Relations suspended 1803–1813

Ambassadors to the Belgium

Under the Treaty of Vienna in 1815, the northern and southern Netherlands were united into the Kingdom of the United Netherlands, which was known at the time as the Kingdom of Belgium[5][6]

The United Kingdom of the Netherlands was dissolved by the cessation of the Southern Netherlands in the Belgian Revolution

Envoys Extraordinary and Ministers Plenipotentiary to the Netherlands

Ambassadors to the Netherlands

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Gary M. Bell, A handlist of British diplomatic representatives 1509-1688 (Royal Hisotrical Society, Gudides and handbooks, 16, 1990).
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag D. B. Horn, British Diplomatic Representatives 1689-1789 (Camden 3rd Ser. 46, 1932)
  3. ^ London Gazette 5528
  4. ^ William Carr, ‘Trevor, Robert Hampden-, first Viscount Hampden (1706–1783)’, rev. Martyn J. Powell, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, (Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008) [1], accessed 10 Aug 2008.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t J. Haydn, Book of Dignities, 79
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u S. T. Bindoff, E. F. Malcolm Smith and C. K. Webster, British Diplomatic Representatives 1789-1852 (Camden 3rd Series, 50, 1934).
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Previous ambassadors to the Netherlands". http://ukinnl.fco.gov.uk/en/our-offices-in-netherlands/our-ambassador/previous-ambassadors. Retrieved 2008-10-12.  
  8. ^ "NICHOLS, Sir Philip Bouverie Bowyer". Who Was Who. A & C Black. http://www.ukwhoswho.com/view/article/oupww/whowaswho/U55689. Retrieved 2008-10-12.  
  9. ^ "BUTLER, Sir Nevile Montagu". Who Was Who. A & C Black. http://www.ukwhoswho.com/view/article/oupww/whowaswho/U152852. Retrieved 2008-10-12.  
  10. ^ "GARRAN, Sir (Isham) Peter". Who Was Who. A & C Black. http://www.ukwhoswho.com/view/article/oupww/whowaswho/U172618. Retrieved 2008-10-12.  
  11. ^ Sir Richard Sykes was murdered by IRA gunmen whilst ambassador

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The Ambassador from the United Kingdom to the Netherlands is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in the Netherlands, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in the Netherlands. The official title is Her Britannic Majesty's Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Contents

List of Heads of Mission

Ambassadors to the United Provinces

No representation due to the Third Anglo-Dutch War 1672–1674[1]

  • 1674-1679: Sir William Temple, Bt.[1]
  • 1678-1679: Roger Meredith Chargé d'Affaires[1]
  • 1679-1681: Henry Sidney[1]

Envoys Extraordinary and Ministers Plenipotentiary to the United Provinces

  • 1681-1682: Thomas Plott Agent[1]
  • 1681-1685: Thomas Chudleigh[1]
  • 1685-1686: Bevil Skelton Ambassador[1]
  • 1686–1688: Sir Ignatius Vitus, Bt.[1]

Ambassadors to the United Provinces

Envoys Extraordinary and Ministers Plenipotentiary to the United Provinces

No representation due to the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War 1780–1784[2]

Diplomatic Relations suspended 1795--1802

Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Batavian Republic

Diplomatic Relations suspended 1803-1813

Ambassadors to the Kingdom of Belgium

The Kingdom of Belgium was dissolved by the cessation of the Southern Netherlands in the Belgian Revolution

Envoys Extraordinary and Ministers Plenipotentiary to the Netherlands

Ambassadors to the Netherlands

  • 1942–1948: Sir Nevile Bland
  • 1948–1952: Sir Philip Nichols[7][8]
  • 1952–1954: Sir Nevile Butler[7][9]
  • 1954–1960: Sir Paul Mason[7]
  • 1960–1964: Sir Andrew Noble
  • 1964-1970: Sir Isham Peter Garran[10]
  • 1970–1972: Sir Edward Tomkins
  • 1972–1977: Sir Ernest John Ward Barnes
  • 1977–1979: Sir Richard Sykes.[11].
  • 1979–1981: Sir John Taylor
  • 1981–1984: Sir Philip Mansfield
  • 1984–1988: Sir John Margetson
  • 1988–1993: Sir Michael Jenkins
  • 1993–1996: Sir David Miers
  • 1996–2001: Dame Rosemary Spencer
  • 2001–2005: Sir Colin Budd
  • 2005–Present: Mr. Lyn Parker

Notes

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 Gary M. Bell, A handlist of British diplomatic representatives 1509-1688 (Royal Hisotrical Society, Gudides and handbooks, 16, 1990).
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 2.26 2.27 2.28 2.29 2.30 2.31 2.32 D. B. Horn, British Diplomatic Representatives 1689-1789 (Camden 3rd Ser. 46, 1932)
  3. London Gazette 5528
  4. William Carr, ‘Trevor, Robert Hampden-, first Viscount Hampden (1706–1783)’, rev. Martyn J. Powell, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, (Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008) [1], accessed 10 Aug 2008.
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 5.17 5.18 J. Haydn, Book of Dignities, 79
  6. 6.00 6.01 6.02 6.03 6.04 6.05 6.06 6.07 6.08 6.09 6.10 6.11 6.12 6.13 6.14 6.15 6.16 6.17 6.18 6.19 S. T. Bindoff, E. F. Malcolm Smith and C. K. Webster, British Diplomatic Representatives 1789-1852 (Camden 3rd Series, 50, 1934).
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 "Previous ambassadors to the Netherlands". http://ukinnl.fco.gov.uk/en/our-offices-in-netherlands/our-ambassador/previous-ambassadors. Retrieved on 2008-10-12. 
  8. "NICHOLS, Sir Philip Bouverie Bowyer". Who Was Who. A & C Black. http://www.ukwhoswho.com/view/article/oupww/whowaswho/U55689. Retrieved on 2008-10-12. 
  9. "BUTLER, Sir Nevile Montagu". Who Was Who. A & C Black. http://www.ukwhoswho.com/view/article/oupww/whowaswho/U152852. Retrieved on 2008-10-12. 
  10. "GARRAN, Sir (Isham) Peter". Who Was Who. A & C Black. http://www.ukwhoswho.com/view/article/oupww/whowaswho/U172618. Retrieved on 2008-10-12. 
  11. Sir Richard Sykes was murdered by IRA gunmen whilst ambassador

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