vice-chamberlain love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The deputy of a chamberlain; in the royal household of England, the deputy of the lord chamberlain.


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  • My friend's research led to extensive lands in Suffolk forming an estate known as Brokes Hall and belonging to one Sir Anthony Wingfield (c1488-1552), knight of the garter and vice-chamberlain of the royal household, who represented Suffolk in parliament.

    Country diary: Somerset

  • In the corridors of the Vatican there has been talk for some time of the departure of Mgr Gabriele Caccia, assessor of General Affairs, a key man in the “Sodano administration”, of Mgr Paolo Sardi, editor of the papal speeches and vice-chamberlain, and of Mgr Carlo Maria Viganò, delegate to the pontifical representatives.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • But he doesn't know Sir Francis Knollys, Elizabeth's vice-chamberlain.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • In 1616, on the disgrace of Somerset, he was recalled home to give evidence concerning the latter's connexions with Spain, was made vice-chamberlain and a privy councillor, and obtained from James the manor of Sherborne forfeited by the late favourite.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • The queen's vice-chamberlain conducted Rough and Symson before the council, in whose presence they were charged with meeting to celebrate the communion.

    Fox's Book of Martyrs Or A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphant Deaths of the Primitive Protestant Martyrs

  • A vice-chamberlain, introducer of the ambassadors, de Beaumont.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • In the procession to the Abbey her majesty's vice-chamberlain took his place immediately following the gentlemen who personated the Dukes of Aquitaine and Normandy, and was succeeded by the other part of the queen's state in the following order: --

    Coronation Anecdotes

  • Councils of Constance (1414), Pavia-Siena (1423), Basle (1431 --) and at the last-named was chosen, in January, 1432, Bishop of Lausanne, against Jean de Prangins, the chapter's choice; Palud was later vice-chamberlain of the conclave whence Amadeus VIII of Savoy emerged as the antipope, Felix V, by whom he was made a cardinal; George of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • Pardon was obtainable for all crimes for, as a papal vice-chamberlain phrased it, "The Lord wishes not the death of a sinner but that he should pay and live."

    The Age of the Reformation

  • When the queen entered, the vice-chamberlain, Lord Burleigh, my Lord of Leicester, and yourself were with her.

    In Doublet and Hose A Story for Girls


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