Master of the Rolls(redirected from Master of the Rolls and Records of the Chancery)
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Master of the Rollsin England and Wales, the head of the civil division of the Court of Appeal.
MASTER OF THE ROLLS. Eng. law. An officer who bears this title, and who acts
as an assistant to the lord chancellor, in the court of chancery.
2. This officer was formerly one of the clerks in chancery whose duty was principally confined to keeping the rolls; and when the clerks in chancery became masters, then this officer became distinguished as master of the rolls. Vide Master in Chancery.