One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘He exchanged the Admiralty for the chamberlainship of the Household, a post which he had asked for two years before when its holder fell ill, and he acquiesced in Somerset's assumption of the Protectorate.’
- ‘Heton recovered his losses by 1572 but in December 1577, once again in debt, he was dismissed from the chamberlainship in circumstances which remain mysterious.’
- ‘William de Pont de l' Arche, for example, had offered 1,000 marks for a chamberlainship and in 1129-30 he paid just 100 marks.’
- ‘The explanation may lie in the opportunity for employment consequent upon the grant to Salisbury's son, Richard, earl of Warwick, of the chamberlainship of the Exchequer on 6 Dec.1450.’
- ‘The village dates back to the 7th century AC, when Siena was a chamberlainship due to its strategic position.’
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