A British prime minister feuding with his chancellor of the exchequer.
It's written by the wife of the man likely to be Britain's next chancellor of the exchequer.
A video of George Osborne, Chancellor of the exchequer... skipping rope.
Gordon Brown loved being Chancellor of the exchequer, because finance is the one thing he really knows about.
I accordingly saw the Chancellor of the exchequer at the earliest opportunity.
It was by their suggestion that the king shut up the exchequer.
Talk of your Chancellors of the exchequer and their problems!
Herries was transferred from the exchequer to the mastership of the mint.
The chancellor of the exchequer opened the budget on the 8th of May.
There would be no taxes; and yet the exchequer would be full to overflowing.
c.1300, from Anglo-French escheker "a chessboard," from Old French eschequier, from Medieval Latin scaccarium "chess board" (see check (n.1); also cf. checker (n.2)).
Government financial sense began under the Norman kings of England and refers to a cloth divided in squares that covered a table on which accounts of revenue were reckoned with counters, and which apparently reminded people of a chess board. Respelled with an -x- based on the mistaken belief that it originally was a Latin ex- word.