lord of the bedchamber

Definition of lord of the bedchamber

1 : a lord in waiting in the British royal household
2 : either of two lords in attendance in the household of the prince of Wales

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“Lord of the bedchamber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lord%20of%20the%20bedchamber. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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