Traits: State Offices
Conestable de France
commander in chief of the army, presided the High court in absence of the king, responsible for military justice
Mareschal de France (sometimes there were several of them) granted to generals for exceptional achievements
Mestre des Arbalestier (grand master of the crossbowmen) a military title created in the 13th century, the mda was under command of the connétable and commanded the infantry regiments in battle.
responsible for securing that royal decrees were registered by the various parliaments, often a monastic figure (bishops or archbishops)
Grant Mestre de France
mainly ceremonial function, but with great political influence, since the chambellan had permanent acces to the king's chamber.
Grant Chambelaine de France 'a mainly ceremonial function, but with great political influence, since the chambellan had permanent acces to the king's chamber.
Grant Chamberier originally managed the royal treasury, later his functions were suppressed by the chamber of accounts and the surintendant des finances (from 1311 on), and it became a more ceremonial title
Grant Boutillier (grand butler) assisted the grand chambrier
Amirail de France admiral, created in 1270