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. At the head of the landing rows of courtiers were collected in magnificent attire, who stared at the queer old figure, and called to her, and explained to her, with every kind of sign, that it was strictly forbidden to mount those steps.
Entering the presence chamber, he stood at the foot of the throne, and made a low obeisance.
Irish art and architectural historians working in the country offer 10 essays on the cultural history of IrelandAEs Throne Room at Dublin Castle, also known as the Presence Chamber, where the viceroy or monarch received people, and its significance in the context of wider political, economic, social, and cultural contexts of Ireland across the centuries.
Thanks again to loans from the Royal Collection, the Queen's Presence Chamber is occupied by Anne of Denmark by Paul van Somer, Charles I and Henrietta Maria by Daniel Mytens, and Mary II by Peter Lely (the latter on loan from the National Portrait Gallery).
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.