Lord Chamberlain

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Lord Chamberlain

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain) the chief official of the royal household
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James's Palace in what was later described (though not by the PRO) as a 'purge of unwanted materials.' The plays for 1824 to 1851 were transferred as a gift to the British Museum in 1932, and it was planned that further tranches should be transferred at regular intervals after that, but World War II supervened, and it was 1953 before the then Lord Chamberlain, Lord Scarborough, offered the British Museum the rest of the nineteenth century plays, all 773 volumes of them, this time as a loan.
In 1905 during construction of Birmingham University buildings at Edgbaston, ictured sitting (left to right) Sir Oliver Lodge, Lord Halsbury, Joseph Chamberlain, Lord Avebury.
As a friend of the theatrical censor the Lord Chamberlain, Lord Cromer (played by Spinal Tap's Christopher Guest), Mrs Henderson reaches a compromise.
The Lord Chamberlain, Lord Luce, and a handful of members of the princess' staff were expected to attend for prayers led by the Dean of Windsor, the Rt Rev David Conner.
The Queen, who is at Balmoral in Scotland, is represented by the Duke of York, and figures attending include William Farish, the US ambassador to Britain, and the Lord Chamberlain, Lord Luce.
The Queen, who is at Balmoral in Scotland, was represented by the Duke of York, and the ceremony was attended by William Farish, the US ambassador to Britain, and the Lord Chamberlain, Lord Luce, said Buckingham Palace.
Take the latest pronouncement from Buckingham Palace, following the "in-depth" inquiry by the Lord Chamberlain, Lord Luce, into the commercial goings-on of the comparatively poorer, certainly more stupid, more arrogant members of the Queen's family.
The Lord Chamberlain, Lord Luce, will head a group of experts reporting directly to the The Queen, Prince Charles and Princess Anne.
Shakespeare and Emilia were also linked by their common dependence upon the elderly Lord Chamberlain, Lord Hunsdon.
A letter sent on September 5 by John Priestland, a DCMS private secretary, to the Lord Chamberlain, Lord Airlie, detailed the concerns.
It was accompanied by her private secretary, Viscount Ullswater, and a representative of the Lord Chamberlain, Lord Luce, who looked on with the Queen's Comptroller, Sir Malcolm Ross, as the hearse drove away from the palace.
Proposals are due to be announced next week by the Lord Chamberlain, Lord Luce after months of behind-the-scenes negotiations.