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- another term for Lord Chancellor
- ‘And hard by Temple Bar, in Lincoln's Inn Hall, at the very heart of the fog, sits the Lord High Chancellor in his High Court of Chancery.’
- ‘He acted as an ambassador to England and France, and was finally made Lord High Chancellor of Scotland.’
- ‘He was Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain from 1987 to 1997.’
- ‘The design probably originated during the early seventeenth century and burses of nearly identical format appear in portraits of the Lord High Chancellors of England well into the nineteenth century.’
- ‘Of him the London Times, said with a justice finer than eulogy, ‘Although he cannot be reckoned among the greatest in the long, brilliant roll of Lord High Chancellors of England, he must rank as a sound lawyer… None excelled him in… sanity of judgment.’’
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