presence chamber


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presence chamber

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the room in which a great person, such as a monarch, receives guests, assemblies, etc
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Noun1.presence chamber - room in which a monarch or other great person receives guests, assemblies, etc.
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
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And so, obedient to her son's behest, the old woman hobbled off to the palace, and, without being hindered, reached the courtyard, and began to mount the flight of steps leading to the royal presence chamber.
Entering the presence chamber, he stood at the foot of the throne, and made a low obeisance.
They discuss the room during the 17th century; the room after a fire at Dublin Castle in 1684 that destroyed it; the Marquess of BuckinghamAEs new Presence Chamber and its creation and legacy from 1788 to 1838; the room from 1838 to 1911 and alterations during the period that created its modern appearance; Gaetano GandolfiAEs paintings in the room; the presence of lay Catholics and the uncrowned monarch of Ireland in the room from 1795 to 1845; the Presence Chamber as a terminus for royal processions and as part of key locations used on the arrival of a royal party to Dublin; fashion related to the room and the role of Lady Aberdeen; the room from 1911 to 2011; and the creation and evolution of Hillsborough CastleAEs Throne Room, which is linked to the room at Dublin Castle.
Robbie Burns Medieval Banquet at Ruthin Castle, Denbighshire Revellers assemble in the Presence Chamber for the partaking of bread and salt, age-old symbols of hospitality.
The royal court was a set of boxes, and only the most trusted of friends penetrated far inside: from the presence chamber to the privy chamber and privy closet to the bedchamber.