King's Remembrancer

King's Remembrancer
(in Great Britain) a judiciary official who collects debts owed to the king. Also called, when a queen is sovereign, Queen's Remembrancer.

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  • King's remembrancer — King s (Queen s) remembrancer An officer of the central office of the English supreme court. Formerly he was an officer of the exchequer, and had important duties to perform in protecting the rights of the crown; e.g., by instituting proceedings… …   Black's law dictionary

  • king's remembrancer — noun Usage: usually capitalized K&R : an officer of the British judiciary who is responsible for the collection of debts due to the monarch * * * (in Great Britain) a judiciary official who collects debts owed to the king. Also called, when a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Remembrancer — The Remembrancer was originally one of certain subordinate officers of the English Exchequer. The office itself is of great antiquity, the holder having been termed remembrancer, memorator, rememorator, registrar, keeper of the register,… …   Wikipedia

  • remembrancer — /ri mem breuhn seuhr/, n. 1. a person who reminds another of something. 2. a person engaged to do this. 3. a reminder; memento; souvenir. 4. (usually cap.) a. See King s Remembrancer. b. (formerly) any of certain officials of the Court of… …   Universalium

  • Remembrancer — Member of the exchequer, whose function it was to enrol all matters that required remembering . The king s remembrancer was responsible for collecting debts owed the king; the lord treasurer s remembrancer noted down matters of interest to his… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • remembrancer — nsə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Middle French remembrance + Anglo French er …   Useful english dictionary

  • King's or Queen's remembrancer — King s (Queen s) remembrancer An officer of the central office of the English supreme court. Formerly he was an officer of the exchequer, and had important duties to perform in protecting the rights of the crown; e.g., by instituting proceedings… …   Black's law dictionary

  • King's or Queen's remembrancer — King s (Queen s) remembrancer An officer of the central office of the English supreme court. Formerly he was an officer of the exchequer, and had important duties to perform in protecting the rights of the crown; e.g., by instituting proceedings… …   Black's law dictionary

  • King —    Is in Scripture very generally used to denote one invested with authority, whether extensive or limited. There were thirty one kings in Canaan (Josh. 12:9, 24), whom Joshua subdued. Adonibezek subdued seventy kings (Judg. 1:7). In the New… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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