Re: miitary function
- From: d crepeau <dewey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2006 10:19:33 -0500
Liz Owen wrote:
Toutes mes excuses; le message est pour soc. genealogy. britain, mais si par hasard vous pouvez me donnez la bonne réponse ......
"Liz Owen" <l.owen@xxxxxxx> a écrit dans le message de news: 44f84054$0$13763$626a54ce@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxHello
Can anyone think of a word or expression which would cover the following military personnage? In French the term is Commissaire des Guerres, and what he did basically was to check that the King's money was not being wasted on food etc for imaginary men and horses. This is 16th century, so there must be an English equivalent. By the end of the 18th century the job had expanded quite a lot, but it really is the early date I'm interested in