Meaning of Lord President in English:

Lord President


  • 1(The title of) the head of a council, committee, etc.; specifically the head of the Privy Council (often more fully Lord President of the Council).

  • 2†(the title of) the head of a council in Wales, or one in northern England, appointed to represent the English Crown (obsolete).


Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Anno Tricesimo Primo Henrici Octaui.