Re: miitary function
Sounds like a modern Inspector General, maybe?
"bondgirl" <theneobondgirl@xxxxxxx> wrote in message
The word purser comes to mind...
Liz Owen wrote:
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,
there must be an English equivalent. By the end of the 18th century the
had expanded quite a lot, but it really is the early date I'm interested
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