Governor of Northern Ireland
The Governor of Northern Ireland was the principal officer and representative in Northern Ireland of the British monarch. The office was established on 9 December 1922 and abolished on 18 July 1973; the office of the Governor of Northern Ireland was established on 9 December 1922 under Letters Patent to: do and execute in due manner as respects Northern Ireland all things which by virtue of the Act and our said Letters Patent of 27 April 1921 or otherwise belonged to the office of Lord Lieutenant at the time of the passing of the Irish Free State Constitution Act 1922. The Governor had possession of the Great Seal of Northern Ireland; the Governor was the successor to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in Northern Ireland, itself established on 3 May 1921. The office of the Governor was abolished on 18 July 1973 under Section 32 of the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973; the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, a cabinet office, created in 1972, took over the functions of the Governor on 20 December 1973 under Letters Patent.
The official residence of the Governor of Northern Ireland was Hillsborough Castle in County Down. Following refurbishment of the Castle, the Duke of Abercorn took up residence in 1925, it remained the official residence until the abolition of the office of governor in 1973. Lord Lieutenant of Ireland Governor-General of the Irish Free State
The Hon. Griselda "Gizzi" Maxwell Erskine is an English cook and TV personality. Erskine was born in Wandsworth, to model and actress Maria Josephine, the second wife of photographer Iain Maxwell Erskine, 2nd Baron Erskine of Rerrick; the second of three daughters, Erskine grew up in Belgravia, Central London until the age of 8 when her parents divorced and she moved with her mother and siblings to north-west London. Erskine has stated that her upbringing was'frugal' and her family'very poor', she was educated at state schools. She trained at Leiths School of Wine in London. Erskine presented two seasons of Channel 4's cookery show Cook Yourself Thin and presented Channel 4's daytime programme Cookery School in 2011, she has presented cookery features for ITV1's This Morning, contributed to Healthy Food Guide magazine and appeared on Sky1's Taste. She now co-presents, she has appeared on other TV shows, including Cooks To Market and Iron Chef on Channel 4. As a food writer, she has published Kitchen Magic and her latest book, the hugely successful Skinny Weeks and Weekend Feasts, has been a best-seller since it was published in April this year.
Her image and styling play a prominent role in her presenting. She was a punk but at present has adopted stylised 1960s look and persona. On 14 July 2013, she joined The Sunday Times as the Sunday Times Cook in the newspaper's weekly magazine. Cookbooks Gizzi's Kitchen Magic My Kitchen Table: 100 Foolproof Suppers Skinny Weeks and Weekend Feasts Gizzi's Healthy Appetite Slow - Food worth taking time over Gizzi Erskine on IMDb Gizzi Erskine on Twitter