Privy seal

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PRIVY SEAL, Eng. law. A seal which the king uses to such grants or things as pass the great seal. 2 Inst. 554.

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Cameron can alter the status of the Lords Leader in his Cabinet, but he can't mess with the Lord Privy Seal.
It seems that Churchill had a strong dislike of Butler because his reply was: "Tell The Lord Privy Seal that I'm sealed in the privy and I can only deal with one s*** at a time.
A letter from the Lord Privy Seal to the Foreign Office in May that year, detai led cabinet secretary Sir John Hunt's concerns.
A letter from the Lord Privy Seal to the Foreign Office, on May 21, 1979, detailed Cabinet Secretary Sir John Hunt's concerns.
Privy Seal, the best horse he ever trained, was second in the Triumph Hurdle in 1968 and third to Persian War in the Champion Hurdle in 1969.
The ex-Defence Secretary, then Sir Ian Gilmour, was sacked by Margaret Thatcher in 1981 while Lord Privy Seal.
Ian Gilmour served as defence secretary in Edward Heath's government in the 1970s and later as Lord Privy Seal in Margaret Thatcher's first government.
She was Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Lord Privy Seal, Leader of the House of Lords from 1994 until July 1995.
The four-year-old travelled sweetly under Richard Hills in the Listed Merbury catering Consultants Foundation Stakes and soon ground down Privy Seal after joining that rival approaching a furlong out.
Barbajuan was just over 10 lengths behind Privy Seal in the Easter Stakes earlier this month, failing to get into the race on good to soft ground under a 5lb penalty.
IN-FORM Frankie Dettori heads north to Musselburgh today bursting with confidence after landing an impossible win on Privy Seal to spark a double at Kempton.
Receipts for the 1606 subsidies stabilized at the slightly higher rate of 69,000 [pounds sterling], a development which may have been assisted by the concurrent decision to assign part of the receipts towards repayment of the 1604 Privy Seal loans.