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alderman
used in Henry VIII

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a member of a municipal legislative body (as a city council) in some towns and cities in the U.S., Canada and Australia
  • [Enter trumpets, sounding; then two Aldermen, Lord Mayor, Garter, Cranmer, Duke of Norfolk with his marshal's staff, Duke of Suffolk, two Noblemen bearing great standing-bowls for the christening-gifts; then four Noblemen bearing a canopy, under which the Duchess of Norfolk, godmother, bearing the child richly habited in a mantle, etc., train borne by a Lady; then follows the Marchioness Dorset, the other godmother, and Ladies.
    5.5 — Act 5 Scene 5 — The palace (1% in)

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