Definition of Champion of England in English:
(In the UK) a hereditary official who at coronations offers to defend the monarch’s title to the throne.
- James Figg opened his Academy in Tottenham Court Road London, in 1719, and claimed the title ‘Champion of England’ from then until about 1730.
- The author would like to extend his thanks to Mr. Sid Watkinson, whose Grandfather was Champion of England in 1904.
- But when everything was prepared, the opponent of the earl, seized with a sudden panic, fled the arena; whereupon the victory was adjudged by acclamation to the champion of England.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.