Definition of Presence chamber
1. Noun. Room in which a monarch or other great person receives guests, assemblies, etc..
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Literary usage of Presence chamber
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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"... are knights bachelors made n times of peace in the presence chamber, and not in the camp. Being military men, they differ from " carpet knights, ..."
2. London by Charles Knight (1841)
"[presence chamber, York Place.] XIX.—OLD WHITEHALL. THERE are, doubtless, few of our metropolitan readers who have not, like ourselves, often stood by the ..."
3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1843)
"... Hentz- ner having informed us that the presence chamber of Queen Elizabeth herself was strewed with hay (». c. rushes) ; but they were principally ..."
4. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke, John Smith (1867)
"Thence to White Hall, where I carried my wife to see the Queen in her presence-chamber ; and the ..."
5. The Stranger's Guide to Hampton Court Palace and Gardens by William Willshire, John Grundy (1875)
"THE QUEEN'S presence chamber. 875 Over the doors are four pictures, representing George III. 876 Charles I. returning from Spain, by JET. ..."
6. The History of Hampton Court Palace by Ernest Philip Alphonse Law (1890)
"Illness of Jane Seymour—Her Death—Funeral Services in the presence chamber and Chapel— Her Body removed to Windsor—Twelve Hundred Masses said for the Repose ..."