Sentence Examples


  • As usual when dealing with weaker nations, the German chancellor resorted to intimidation.
  • Peter and his chancellor de Mezieres represent the last flicker of the crusading spirit.
  • At Oxford, and in 1651 chancellor of the University, an office which he held till 1657, when he was succeeded by his son Richard.
  • In 1502 Warham was consecrated bishop of London and became keeper of the great seal, but his tenure of both these offices was short, as in 1504 he became lord chancellor and archbishop of Canterbury.
  • 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.