lord chamberlain


lord chamberlain
noun or lord chamberlain of the household
: a royal officer and government official in England whose duties include the appointment of professional men and tradesmen for the court, the regulation of the royal theaters and chapels royal, and the licensing of all plays produced publicly in England

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Lord Chamberlain
An officer of high standing in the royal household, having control over all the officers and servants ‘above stairs’, except those of the bedchamber, over the establishment attached to the Chapel Royal, and the physicians, surgeons and apothecaries of the household
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Main Entry:chamberlain

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Lord Chamberlain,
the official in charge of the royal household of Great Britain.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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