Hetman[edit | edit source]
Originally the commander in some armed forces, with a rank equivalent to Captain. Later on the role became that of a civic Governor, selected from amongst the local nobility, who represented the monarch in a given territory.
Hofmeister[edit | edit source]
From the German 'Hof' meaning a court or manor, a hereditary office at the Royal Court. He was responsible for management of the Court.
Under-Chamberlain[edit | edit source]
Burgrave[edit | edit source]
The representative of the sovereign and representative of provincial officials, of knightly status. His duties included management of the coty and leading the army when needed.