Lord Chancellor

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Synonyms for Lord Chancellor

the highest officer of the Crown who is head of the judiciary and who presides in the House of Lords

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The Windowmaker is trying to assassinate her; her nemesis, the Goliath Corporation, is now a theological entity; the fictional Yorrick Caine, Chancellor of England, is about to become permanent dictator and is behind many of the plots against Thursday as well as against anything Danish (works of Kierkegaard and H.
More resigned as Lord Chancellor of England and later was beheaded by Henry VIII in 1535 for refusing to sign an oath of allegiance to the newly-founded Church of England.
In Part two--"The Battle for the Soul of England," Monti lets us see the Protestant Revolt from its beginning with the eyes of the gifted, balanced, humanist scholar, the Catholic apologist, the member of Parliament, statesman, and Lord Chancellor of England who wrote from "the reasoned ardor of his Catholic convictions.
He owns one of the grandest houses in London, the 15th-century Crosby Hall in fashionable Chelsea, once the home of Sir Thomas More, a former Chancellor of England who was beheaded by Henry VIII.
Sir Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England from 1618-21 said he was ''a good lawmaker for the ease and solace of the common people'.
John became a rich barrister, an MP and in 1801 Lord Chancellor of England.
With the scheming Sir Guy of Gisborne (Richard Armitage), he plans to murder the king, mount a coup and become chancellor of England.
Lord Falconer, the unelected Scottish Lord Chancellor of England, is a perfect example of why so many English people are renouncing their British identity in favour of an English one.
John Scott, son of a humble coal dealer, desperately in love with Bessie, daughter of Mr Aubune Surtees, an eminent Tyneside banker - and snob - was to achieve the pinnacle of legal power and become Lord Chancellor of England.
The ancient office of Lord High Chancellor of England - later Great Britain - and Keeper of the Great Seal overflowed with tradition and pomp.
Perhaps it's an accident, but Corbett's master, the Chancellor of England, doubts it and sends his clerk to investigate.
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