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  Lord Privy Seal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Lord Privy Seal or Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal is one of the traditional sinecure offices in the British Cabinet.
Originally, its holder was responsible for the monarch's personal ("privy") seal (as opposed to the Great Seal of state, which is in the care of the Lord Chancellor).
The Lord Privy Seal is the fifth of the Great Officers of State, beneath the Lord President of the Council and above the Lord Great Chamberlain.
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 ROBERT CECIL, 1ST EARL OF SALISBURY - LoveToKnow Article on ROBERT CECIL, 1ST EARL OF SALISBURY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
English lord treasurer, the exact year of whose birth is unrecorded, was the youngest son of William Cecil, 1st Lord Burghley, and of his second wife Mildred, daughter of Sir Anthony Cooke, of Gidea Hall in Essex.
In 1588 he accompanied Lord Derby in his mission to the Netherlands to negotiate peace with Spain,and sat in the parliament of 1588, and in the assemblies of 1593, 1597 and 1601 for Hertfordshire.
He was lord privy seal in 1852 and lord president of the council in 1858 1859; his son and heir was the famous prime minister.
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 Clement Attlee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Attlee was Lord Privy Seal (1940-1942), Deputy Prime Minister (1942), Dominions Secretary (1942-1943), and Lord President of the Council (1943-1945).
Lord Inman succeeds Arthur Greenwood as Lord Privy Seal.
Lord Alexander: Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
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 Pepys' Diary: Privy Seal Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
PRIVY SEAL, a seal of the United Kingdom, next in importance to the great seal, and occupying an intermediate position between it and the signet.
The authority of the privy seal was principally of a two-fold nature.
Lord Privy Seal is the title of the officer who had the custody of the privy seal.
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 lord privy seal - Definition of lord privy seal - lord privy seal in Encyclopedia - DictionaryWords.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Keeper of the great seal, a high officer of state, who has custody of the great seal.
[Eng.] Keeper of the privy seal (styled also lord privy seal), a high officer of state, through whose hands pass all charters, pardons, etc., before they come to the great seal.
He is a privy councillor, and was formerly called clerk of the privy seal.
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 Queensberry, James Douglas, 2d duke of on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Duped by an intrigue of Baron Lovat, he falsely accused John Murray, 2d marquess and 1st duke of Atholl, of Jacobite activities and for that mistake was dismissed in 1703.
Restored to favor (1705) with the offices of lord privy seal and lord of the treasury, he worked hard for the union with England as commissioner to the Scottish Parliament.
In 1708 he was created duke of Dover (in the English peerage), and in 1709 he was made third secretary of state for Great Britain.
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 Pepys' Diary: Robartes, Sir John (2nd Baron Robartes, Lord Privy Seal)
Robartes, Sir John\ [Danvers House] “… was let from 1660 to 1685 to John Lord Robartes, later Earl of Radnor, who despite having fought for Cromwell was able to entertain Charles II within months of the restoration.
At the Privy Seal, to which he was appointed in compensation, he was slow and obstructive.
Lord Robartes, Earl of Radnor, was painted by his enemies as a morose and unsociable man. Those who knew him better, or who had enjoyed his patronage, praised him as a man of principle, a lover of learning and a friend to foreigners (mainly Huguenots).
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 Encyclopedia: Lord Durham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As Lord Privy Seal in the administration of Lord Grey he helped draft the reform bill of 1832.
Lord Durham's first marriage (1812) was to Harriet Cholmondeley (d.
He was the last British Prime Minister from the House of Lords.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Lord Privy Seal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Butler, Richard Austen: Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Commons
At the beginning of 1955, public attention in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland had already begun to shift from Elizabeth II and her husband Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, to the Queen's younger sister Princess Margaret, and her relationship with Group Captain Peter Townsend....
Tennyson, Alfred, Lord (1809-1892), English poet, one of the great representative figures of the Victorian Age.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Marquess of Ripon
Gladstone's first administration he was lord president of the council (1868-73) and during this period acted as chairman of the joint commission for drawing up the Treaty of Washington which settled the Alabama claims (1876).
When Gladstone returned to power in 1880 he appointed Lord Ripon Governor-General and Viceroy of India, the office with which his name will ever be connected, he having made himself beloved by the Indian subjects of the Crown as no one of his predecessors had been.
In the short administration of 1886 he was first lord of the admiralty, and in that of 1892-1895 he was secretary of State for the Colonies.
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 Ramsay MacDonald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Vernon Hartshorn succeeds Thomas as Lord Privy Seal.
Lord Irwin succeeds Sir D. Maclean as President of the Board of Education.
1933 - Stanley Baldwin ceases to be Lord Privy Seal, and his successor in that office is not in the cabinet.
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 Sinecure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A sinecure (from Latin sine, without, and cura, care) means an office which requires or involves little or no responsibility, labour, or active service.
Examples are the Lord Privy Seal and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster in the British cabinet.
Sinecures have historically provided a potent tool for governments or monarchs to distribute patronage, while recipients are able to store up titles and easy salaries.
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Accordingly, we propose to send a member of the War Cabinet to India, to satisfy himself upon the spot, by personal consultation, that the conclusions upon which we are agreed, and which we believe represent a just and final solution, will achieve their purpose.
He carries with him the full confidence of His Majesty's Government, and he will strive in their name to procure the necessary measure of assent, not only from the Hindu majority, but also from those great minorities, amongst which the Moslems are the most numerous and on many grounds preeminent.
The Lord Privy Seal will, at the same time, consult with the Viceroy and the Commander-in-Chief upon the military situation, bearing always in mind the paramount responsibility of His Majesty's Government by every means in their power to shield the peoples of India from the perils which now beset them.
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 Holland, Henry Richard Vassall Fox, 3d Baron on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He was a member of the Whig opposition party from 1797 and served as lord privy seal in the coalition ministry of 1806-7.
When the Whigs returned to power, he served as the chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster (1830-34, 1835-40).
Lord Holland is, perhaps, best known for his influence on literature, politics, and letters through the hospitality that Holland House in London provided for the brilliant and distinguished people of his day.
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 The Avalon Project : Washington Conference 1941-1942 - The British Lord Privy Seal (Attlee) to Prime Minister Churchill
The Avalon Project : Washington Conference 1941-1942 - The British Lord Privy Seal (Attlee) to Prime Minister Churchill
The British Lord Privy Seal (Attlee) to Prime Minister Churchill (1)
Following from Lord Privy Seal for Prime Minister.
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 Politics | Privy Council Office and the Lord Privy Seal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Privy Council Office and the Lord Privy Seal
Priorities: Ensuring the smooth progress of the government's legislative programme through parliament; investigating new means to modernise the work of parliament; ensuring that parliament is placed at the heart of the legislative process.
The Rt Hon The Lord Williams of Mostyn QC Guardian Unlimited ¿ Guardian Newspapers Limited 2005
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 BBC NEWS | UK Politics | A-Z of Parliament | H-L | Lord Privy Seal
The Lord Privy Seal is a largely ceremonial cabinet post.
In recent years the post of Lord Privy Seal has generally been combined with that of Leader of the House of Lords.
However, the holder of the office need not be a peer.
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 Find in a Library: Memoirs of the Right Honourable Arthur, Earl of Anglesey, late lord privy seal intermixt with moral, ...
Find in a Library: Memoirs of the Right Honourable Arthur, Earl of Anglesey, late lord privy seal intermixt with moral, political and historical observations, by way of discourse in a letter : to which is prefixt a letter written by his Lordship during his retirement from court in the year 1683
Memoirs of the Right Honourable Arthur, Earl of Anglesey, late lord privy seal intermixt with moral, political and historical observations, by way of discourse in a letter : to which is prefixt a letter written by his Lordship during his retirement from court in the year 1683
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 Civil Defence Public Information Leaflet No. 4: Your Food in War-Time - U.K. Lord Privy Seal's Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Civil Defence Public Information Leaflet No. 4: Your Food in War-Time - U.K. Lord Privy Seal's Office
U.K. Lord Privy Seal's Office Civil Defence Public Information Leaflet No. 4: Your Food in War-Time
London Lord Privy Seal's Office 1939 fair London Lord Privy Seal's Office 1939 fair 4, wraps, pages darkened and soiled and small stains, small creases to pamphlet and small tears along edges
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 Proceedings before the King in Council, against Arthur Earl of Anglesey, Lord Privy Seal, upon account of a Book ...
Proceedings before the King in Council, against Arthur Earl of Anglesey, Lord Privy Seal, upon account of a Book reflecting on the Conduct of James Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, AD 1682.
Title: Proceedings before the King in Council, against Arthur Earl of Anglesey, Lord Privy Seal, upon account of a Book reflecting on the Conduct of James Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, AD 1682.
Publisher: A report extracted from Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials, London 1810.
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 Canadian Chess
World Youth Team Championship, Mexico City, Mexico, Canada - Cuba, Board 3, Preliminaries Round 3, 1978
United Kingdom Cabinet posts: Chancellor of the Exchequer, Leader of the House of Commons, Lord Privy Seal
Famous quote: "Chess is a cold bath for the mind."
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