France: Royal Officials and their Pay
Offices of the French government.
There was no Prime Minister or other chief official under the king. All the senior officials listed below reported directly to the king.
(Numbers indicate relative rank)
1. Chancellier, runs government, under whom are
2. Grand Chamberlain: justice , finance, weights, & measures
3. Bouteiller: ceremonies, judgements of nobility, royal table and wine cellars
4. Chambrier: runs Paris, under whom is
5. Grand Pannetier: supervises city bakeries and the like
6. Grand Veneur, royal game warden
7. Grand Maitre de Eaux et Forests: superivises water and forests
8. Senechal: supervises royal household, under whom are
9. Grand Maitre de l'Hostel et de la Maison du Roi:Royal steward, oversees
10. Grand Ecuyer: royal stables, itinery, couriers
11. Grand Falconer: master of the hunt, royal hunting lodges
12. Grand Queux: royal cook
Senechaux and Baillis of crown properties.
Connetable: runs the armed forces, under whom are
Amiral de France: runs the fleet
Marcheaux de France [two]: run the army
Lieutenant General: occasional appointment, when King wishes to have
someone run the army in a particular region.
Port Oriflamme: carries royal banner in battle
Grand Maitre de Arbalestries: supervises archers, later spins off
Grand Maitre de l'Artillerie, in c. 1360
In France you can also appoint a Lieutenant General of the Realm, who is a sort of vice-roy, overseeing all Royal business in a particular region, directly under the King. Lots of good graft here, except for Oriflamme, which, however, had tremendous prestige, for what that's worth.