archchancellor love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A chief chancellor; an officer in the old German empire who presided over the secretaries of the court.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A chief chancellor; -- an officer in the old German empire, who presided over the secretaries of the court.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A chief chancellor; formerly— The title of an office in the Roman-German empire, held by the electoral archbishop of Mainz, who was actual chancellor of the empire.
  • n. An honorary official rank held by the electoral archbishops of Cologne and Treves, the former nominally for Italy and the latter for Burgundy (Gaul and the kingdom of Arles).

Etymologies

arch- +‎ chancellor. Compare German Erzkanzler. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Emperor spoke of it sometimes as pure child's play, suitable to amuse idlers; and I can affirm that he laughed heartily when told that the archchancellor, in his position as chief of the Grand

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • We address you the inclosed letter to make known to you our intention that you report to-morrow, the 24th instant, at the residence of our cousin the prince archchancellor of the Empire, in company with the commission appointed yesterday by the Legislative

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • Rochefoucauld (1759-1800), cardinal in 1778, president of the clergy at the States General, emigrated after 10 August, 1792, and died in exile at Münster; Etienne Hubert de Cambacérès (1802-18) brother of the archchancellor of Napoleon, cardinal in 1803; Prince de Croy

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • University (Sapienza) he decreed that the cardinal-camerlengo should be always its archchancellor.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • The Emperor spoke of it sometimes as pure child's play, suitable to amuse idlers; and I can affirm that he laughed heartily when told that the archchancellor, in his position as chief of the Grand Orient, had presided at a Masonic banquet with no less dignity than would have comported with the presidency of the senate or of the council of state.

    Recollections of the private life of Napoleon

  • We address you the inclosed letter to make known to you our intention that you report to-morrow, the 24th instant, at the residence of our cousin the prince archchancellor of the Empire, in company with the commission appointed yesterday by the Legislative Corps in compliance with our decree of the 20th instant, and which is composed of the following gentlemen: Raynouard, Lain, Galiois,

    Recollections of the private life of Napoleon

  • This language, worthy of true Frenchmen, and which the circumstances at least required, was well pleasing to the Emperor, as is evident from the answer he made on the 29th of December to the deputation from the senate with the prince archchancellor at its head:

    Recollections of the private life of Napoleon

  • Cambacérès, the archchancellor of the Empire, who governed France when the Emperor took the field, said to him one day,

    Lectures on the French Revolution

  • The chamber of peers has for its president the archchancellor of the empire, or, in the case provided for by article 5 of the decree of the senate of the 28th of Floreal, year 12, by one of the members of the chamber appointed by the Emperor.

    Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. II

  • The Emperor, after having sworn on the Gospels, to observe, and cause to be observed, the constitutions of the empire, made the archchancellor proclaim the oath of fealty of the French people, represented by the electors.

    Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. II

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