Noun(1) British statesman who as Prime Minister pursued a policy of appeasement toward fascist Germany (1869-1940(2) the treasurer of a municipal corporation(3) an officer who manages the household of a king or nobleman
(1) The son of a Yorkist retainer, he came into prominence at the beginning of the reign as chamberlain of the household.(2) In fact, a former chamberlain to the Crown Prince described the remarks as the equivalent to a declaration of war.(3) The knowledge he displayed of that court's personnel convinced Louis XVI's former chamberlain , two of his former private secretaries, and a former lady-in-waiting that Naundorff spoke the truth.(4) Always a charming courtier, Dudley had managed to obtain a sinecure as chamberlain to Grand Duchess Maria Maddalena, wife of Cosimo II.(5) Unfortunately, they had been discovered by a chamberlain and were each receiving admonishments.(6) Its treasurer was the head of the administration, but the chamberlain made financial policy.(7) They were represented by the great chamberlain to the emperor and his deputy.(8) 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.(9) The village dates back to the 7th century AC, when Siena was a chamberlainship due to its strategic position.(10) The 1555 recension continues this principle, although by that time it was the chamberlains who were the accounting officers.(11) 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.(12) 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.(13) 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.(14) He gradually rose on the Stratford town council, serving as one of the two chamberlains , who had charge of borough property and finances, from 1561 to 1563.(15) The chamberlains took over accounting responsibilities from the bailiffs in 1465 and in the same year Reynold Rokes was appointed town clerk.
(1) chamberlain :: siambrlen
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