Trinity House appoints Consul at Sicily
Trinity House Court Minute:
“Trinity House appoints Henry Dyke to be Consul at Trappony*, in Sicily.”
One of the more obscure duties of the Elder Brethren was the appointment of consuls at foreign ports. Although it is a little-documented duty, there is evidence of Trinity House appointing consuls to such far-flung locations as Leghorn, Genoa, Trapani and Livorno.