(In the English royal household) a woman of high rank in charge of the Queen’s wardrobe.
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- Both were good friends of Queen Victoria and members of her court; the Duchess being Mistress of the Robes.
- The sitter - as Groom of the Stole and Mistress of the Robes - was in charge of the ladies of the bedchamber and the maids of honour.
- They were the Mistress of the Robes, two Ladies of the Bedchamber and four Women of the Bedchamber.