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LORD HIGH

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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 3 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LORD HIGH CHANCELLOR= with water before and after the banquet, which was the function of the " ewry," a distinct office held by the earls of Oxford. At the actual coronation ceremony he takes an active part in investing the king with the royal insignia. See J. H. Round, " The Lord Great - Chamberlain " (Monthly Review, June 1902) and " Notes on the Lord Great Chamberlain Case " (Ancestor, No. IV.). (J. H. R.)
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