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- another term for Lord Commissioner
- ‘While the General Assembly is meeting, the Lord High Commissioner is treated as if a Regent.’
- ‘She has the power to appoint a Lord High Commissioner to represent her and to give two speeches on her behalf at the General Assembly.’
- ‘He held the office of Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1711.’
- ‘Charles is Lord High Commissioner of the General Assembly.’
- ‘Soon afterwards, His Grace the Lord High Commissioner was announced, and the whole assemblage rose and received him standing.’
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