Sentence Examples


  • As usual when dealing with weaker nations, the German chancellor resorted to intimidation.
  • At Oxford, and in 1651 chancellor of the University, an office which he held till 1657, when he was succeeded by his son Richard.
  • And Catherine of Aragon, but gradually withdrawing into the background he resigned the office of lord chancellor in 1515, and was succeeded by Wolsey, whom he had consecrated as bishop of Lincoln in the previous year.
  • He remained president till 1908, in which year he was chosen to succeed the 8th duke of Devonshire as chancellor of Cambridge University.
  • Biog.) to have been "at once admitted to the privy council"; but probably this is a mistake for the ordinary council, of which Morton might well have been made a member when he was appointed master in chancery and chancellor of the duchy of Cornwall.