Lord Protector

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lord Protector (Eng. Hist) the title of Oliver Cromwell as supreme governor of the British Commonwealth (1653-1658).
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Usage

In literature:

The Lord Protector was known to be a lover of music.
"Shakespearean Playhouses" by Joseph Quincy Adams
The Lord is your protector; the Lord is your shade upon your right hand; The sun shall not smite you by day, nor the moon by night!
"The Children's Bible" by Henry A. Sherman
He was their protector while he claimed to be their lord.
"The Root of Evil" by Thomas Dixon
But the Lord Protector held a new office, unknown to the old constitution of England and with ill-defined powers.
"Four Americans" by Henry A. Beers
The Lord Protector, Duke of Gloucester, threw him, with his brother, into the Tower and caused them to be murdered.
"Assimilative Memory" by Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
He parted the Lord Protector from the King, and set a strong guard to watch him until the coming of the Lords.
"Robin Tremayne" by Emily Sarah Holt
Lords, House of, names the Duke of York Protector, 324; decides on his claim to the crown, 329.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
Cromwell, Richard, Lord Protector, 108; resigns, 109.
"Virginia under the Stuarts 1607-1688" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
My Lord was Babette's best friend and protector in all her childish troubles.
"Fairy Tales from the German Forests" by Margaret Arndt
He was nearly allied to the Lord Treasurer Cecil Lord Burleigh, who was his friend and powerful protector.
"Notes and Queries, Number 239, May 27, 1854" by Various
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In news:

H is Exalted Majesty Barack Hussein Obama II, Lord of the Flies, Keeper of the Hoops, and Protector of the Holy Cities of Honolulu and Chicago, is right.
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