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n.1.One who keeps treasures in a coffer.
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And both Stoker and Berry point to several other comments and observations, made by people familiar with the royal court and the Queen herself, with Lord Somerset reportedly told: "I do verily believe that there hath been some secret promise between my Lady, Mistress Ashley, and the Cofferer [Thomas Parry, the principal officer of the court] never to confess to death.
Ferrers's retinue for this macabre revel mirrored the king's--eight councillors, a cofferer, a master of ordnance, gentlemen ushers, pages, heralds and trumpeters, ambassadors, a jester (probably Will Somers), a juggler, a minstrel (the usual Irish bagpiper), and three dancers.