crown office in chancery

crown office in chancery
Formerly one of the offices of the English high court of chancery; later transferred to the high court of justice. The principal official, the clerk of the crown, was an officer of parliament, and of the lord chancellor, in his nonjudicial capacity, rather than an officer of the courts of law

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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