Lord high chancellor of England

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lord high chancellor of England the presiding judge in the court of chancery, the highest judicial officer of the crown, and the first lay person of the state after the blood royal. He is created chancellor by the delivery into his custody of the great seal, of which he becomes keeper. He is privy counselor by his office, and prolocutor of the House of Lords by prescription.
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Usage

In literature:

Sir, you are England's Lord High Chancellor, but are you Chancellor of birds and trees, King of the winds and Prince of thunderclouds?
"The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan" by William Schwenk Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan
The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord High Chancellor of England.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862" by Various
LORD HIGH CHANCELLOR OF ENGLAND.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 20, Issue 560, August 4, 1832" by Various
By a daughter of the celebrated Lord Erskine, formerly Lord High Chancellor of England.
"Helen and Arthur" by Caroline Lee Hentz
Francis Bacon was Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
By a daughter of the celebrated Lord Erskine, formerly Lord High Chancellor of England.
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
FORTESCUE was Lord Chief Justice of England for nearly twenty years; he was appointed Lord High Chancellor by Henry VI.
"Cottage Economy" by William Cobbett
In 1617 he was made Lord-Keeper of the Seal; in 1618 Lord High Chancellor of England and Baron Verulam.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Edited by Sterne's daughter, who dedicated the work to Lord Apsley, Lord High Chancellor of England.
"A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 3 of 3)" by Various
And happier he who had a shilling, for he was in the high road to be one day upon the woolsack, Lord High Chancellor of England.
"The Parent's Assistant" by Maria Edgeworth
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