Entry from British & World English dictionary
One of the treasurers of the royal household.
- He was cofferer to the king, treasurer of the wardrobe and afterwards clerk of the privy seal.
- The messengers then came to Elizabeth, and told her that Mrs. Ashley and the cofferer were both secured and sent to the Tower.
- Parry had been the cofferer in her household while in Seymour's care.
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