Lord Advocate

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Lord Advocate

n
(Professions) (in Scotland) the chief law officer of the Crown who acts as public prosecutor and is in charge of the administration of criminal justice
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To be brief, then, Eustace Macallan was "indicted and accused, at the instance of David Mintlaw, Esquire, Her Majesty's Advocate, for Her Majesty's interest," of the Murder of his Wife by poison, at his residence called Gleninch, in the county of Mid-Lothian.
The passage which should have there was - "You are indicted by the Right Honourable the Lord Hardie, Her Majesty's Advocate, and the charges against you are that.

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