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ⓘ High Steward of Banbury. The High Steward of Banbury is a ceremonial title bestowed by Banbury Town Council in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England. The guidance was e ..




                                     

ⓘ High Steward of Banbury

The High Steward of Banbury is a ceremonial title bestowed by Banbury Town Council in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England.

The guidance was established by a Royal Charter in 1554, during the reign of Mary I. the Charter, Abingdon became a parliamentary district, where he remained until 1885. The high steward was a major figure in the Corporation, and the role was closely associated with the cities of parliamentary representation. In the modern social hierarchy of the high steward, who, as a rule, a Peer should be, at least, a warrior, an officer of dignity and influence, but also some specific duties and no remuneration.

For several hundred years the title was held by the staff of the Northern and the Fiennes family, major landowners in North Oxfordshire. In 1818, the name is written as "hereditary" to the Earl of Guildford, although this entry seems to be incorrect. The role subsided after the death of the 20th Baron Sy and educated in 1968, it was revived in February 2016 for sir Tony Baldry.