Definition of Lord Great Chamberlain of England in English:

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Lord Great Chamberlain of England

noun

The hereditary holder of a ceremonial office whose responsibilities include attendance on the monarch at a coronation.
Example sentences
  • Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, Lord Great Chamberlain of England, is shown holding the white staff of his office.
  • With the title comes the job of Joint Hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England and a fortune in art and land in Cheshire and Norfolk.
  • Sir Richard de Neville was Lord Great Chamberlain of England.He was created Earl of Salisbury on 4 May 1442.
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