Member of the "exchequer, whose function it was to enrol all matters that required 'remembering'. The king's remembrancer was responsible for collecting debts owed the king; the lord treasurer's remembrancer noted down matters of interest to his master.

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  • Remembrancer — Re*mem bran*cer ( bran s?r), n. 1. One who, or that which, serves to bring to, or keep in, mind; a memento; a memorial; a reminder. [1913 Webster] Premature consiolation is but the remembrancer of sorrow. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] Ye that are the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remembrancer — *remembrance, reminder, memorial, memento, token, keepsake, souvenir …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • remembrancer — [ri mem′brən sər] n. [ME < Anglo Fr: see REMEMBRANCE & ER] 1. a person who reminds another of something, esp. one engaged or appointed to do so 2. [usually R ] in England, any of certain officials, specif., one responsible for collecting debts …   English World dictionary

  • Remembrancer — The Remembrancer was originally one of certain subordinate officers of the English Exchequer. The office itself is of great antiquity, the holder having been termed remembrancer, memorator, rememorator, registrar, keeper of the register,… …   Wikipedia

  • remembrancer — /ri mem breuhn seuhr/, n. 1. a person who reminds another of something. 2. a person engaged to do this. 3. a reminder; memento; souvenir. 4. (usually cap.) a. See King s Remembrancer. b. (formerly) any of certain officials of the Court of… …   Universalium

  • remembrancer — nsə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Middle French remembrance + Anglo French er …   Useful english dictionary

  • remembrancer — noun Date: 15th century 1. any of several English officials 2. one that reminds …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • remembrancer — noun a) A person who reminds someone b) A memento or souvenir …   Wiktionary

  • Remembrancer — noun a) Any of several former officials in the Court of Exchequer. b) A similar official of the Corporation of the City of London …   Wiktionary

  • remembrancer — noun 1》 a chronicler. 2》 Brit. an official of the Court of Exchequer …   English new terms dictionary

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