Barons of the exchequer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Barons of the exchequer See under Baron.
    • Barons of the exchequer the judges of the Court of Exchequer, one of the three ancient courts of England, now abolished.
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Usage

In literature:

And then Colin Campbell cam' in again, and had the upper-hand before the Barons of Exchequer.
"Kidnapped" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Under George I. he was Chancellor of the Exchequer, and was elevated to the peerage as Baron Onslow in 1716.
"The Journal to Stella" by Jonathan Swift
Heneage Legge and Sir Sidney Stafford Smythe, two of the Barons of His Majesty's Court of Exchequer.
"Trial of Mary Blandy"
Query, Are the persons here represented the barons and officers of the Exchequer?
"Notes and Queries, Number 62, January 4, 1851" by Various
He remained in this office until 1830, and retired only to be created Lord-Chief-Baron of the Exchequer.
"Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, August, 1863, No. 70" by Various
Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer.
"The Manual of Heraldry; Fifth Edition" by Anonymous
John Smith, a Baron of the Exchequer during the last seven years of the reign of Henry VIII.
"Notes and Queries, Number 186, May 21, 1853" by Various
He was one of the king's chaplains, a Baron of the Exchequer, and Archdeacon of Canterbury.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ely" by W. D. Sweeting
Roger Manwood, Chief Baron of the Exchequer.
"Christmas: Its Origin and Associations" by William Francis Dawson
At the Restoration he was made a Serjeant, Chief-Baron of the Exchequer, and a Baronet.
"State Trials, Political and Social" by Various
They were then known as Barons of the Exchequer, and controlled the receipts and outgoings of the treasury.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
He rose rapidly at the Bar, until he became Chief Baron of Exchequer.
"Law and Laughter" by George Alexander Morton
George was created Marquis of Halifax, another was Baron of the Exchequer.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
He received several munificent grants of Crown land, and was created chief baron of the exchequer and a knight banneret.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
And then Colin Campbell cam' in again, and had the upper hand before the Barons of Exchequer.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 10 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Strange thought, is it not, to feel that a little phial like that could make a new Baron of the Exchequer?
"Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I." by Charles James Lever
Chief Baron of the Exchequer .
"Richard III: His Life & Character" by Clements R. Markham
He became Serjeant in 1684, and a Baron of the Exchequer in 1685.
"State Trials Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Various
He was one of the Barons of the Exchequer.
"Notes and Queries, Vol. V, Number 129, April 17, 1852" by Various
Barons of the Exchequer.
"The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2)" by John Evelyn
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