Unfortunately, they had been discovered by a chamberlain and were each receiving admonishments.
They were represented by the great chamberlain to the emperor and his deputy.
The knowledge he displayed of that court's personnel convinced Louis XVI's former chamberlain , two of his former private secretaries, and a former lady-in-waiting that Naundorff spoke the truth.
Its treasurer was the head of the administration, but the chamberlain made financial policy.
In fact, a former chamberlain to the Crown Prince described the remarks as the equivalent to a declaration of war.
Always a charming courtier, Dudley had managed to obtain a sinecure as chamberlain to Grand Duchess Maria Maddalena, wife of Cosimo II.
The son of a Yorkist retainer, he came into prominence at the beginning of the reign as chamberlain of the household.
He gradually rose on the Stratford town council, serving as one of the two chamberlains , who had charge of borough property and finances, from 1561 to 1563.
The explanation may lie in the opportunity for employment consequent upon the grant to Salisbury's son, Richard, earl of Warwick, of the chamberlainship of the Exchequer on 6 Dec.1450.
He exchanged the Admiralty for the chamberlainship of the Household, a post which he had asked for two years before when its holder fell ill, and he acquiesced in Somerset's assumption of the Protectorate.