Sentence Examples with the word lord privy seal

He still corresponded with the king, and returned again to London next year, but in May 1765, after the duke of Cumberland's failure to form an administration, Grenville exacted the promise from the king, which appears to have been kept faithfully, that Bute should have no share and should give no advice whatever in public business, and obtained the dismissal of Bute's brother from his post of lord privy seal in Scotland.

The latter, in fact, was a minor court of equity attached to the lord privy seal as the court of chancery was to the chancellor.