Clerk of the pells

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Clerk of the pells formerly, an officer of the exchequer who entered accounts on certain parchment rolls, called pell rolls.
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Usage

In literature:

He made his eldest son Auditor of the Exchequer, and his second son Clerk of the Pells.
"The Mother of Parliaments" by Harry Graham
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