Lord mayors are entitled to be addressed as "right honourable."
Mayors are usually assisted by deputies (adjoints).
It is difficult to trace the names of some of the mayors of the palace, the post being of almost no significance in, the time of Gregory of Tours.
When the custom of commendation developed, the king charged the mayor of the palace to protect those who had commended themselves to him and to 1 The mayors of certain cities in the United Kingdom (London, York, Dublin) have acquired by prescription the prefix of "lord."
When the office increased in importance the mayors of the palace did not, as has been thought, pursue an identical policy.