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The Order of the Holy Sepulchre was first established under papal Patronage in the twelfth century as a body of knights to defend the Church in the Holy Land. In the nineteenth century Blessed Pius IX reconstituted the Order. The Lieutenancy of England and Wales is part of a worldwide organisation of 30,000 knights and dames, priests and bishops, who support the church of the Holy Land by prayer pilgrimage and charitable giving. Registered charity no 262033.
|Prior||Rev Canon Gerard Hetherington|
|President||Mrs Elizabeth Combe|
|Lieutenant of England and Wales||HE Michael Byrne (Southern Section (Portsmouth and A&B Diocese))|
|Grand Prior||Archbishop Kevin McDonald|