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date: 29 March 2020

Chancellor 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History
Author(s):
David HeyDavid Hey

An official secretary, e.g. of the chapter of a cathedral. The Chancellor of England (Lord Chancellor or Lord High Chancellor) became the highest officer in medieval England; he presides over the House of Lords and remains a member of the Cabinet and the highest judicial officer. The Chancellor of the Exchequer became the highest finance minister.... ...

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