Sentence Examples


  • A charter granted in 1421 by Richard de Beauchamp provided that the town should be governed by twelve elected aldermen, but that the constable of the castle should be mayor.
  • The city is governed by a board of aldermen and a mayor (elected biennially), who appoints most of the officials, the street and water board being the principal exception.
  • Burton is governed by a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.
  • The town is governed by a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.
  • The corporation consists of a mayor, io aldermen and 30 councillors.