Origin of privy council
Related formsprivy councilor, noun
Examples from the Web for privy council
On examination before the privy-council, it immediately appeared that she was insane.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
The privy-council being dissolved, another was appointed of the members then present.
A privy-council was summoned; and in a few days that nobleman returned to Holland.
Six of them, who denied the authority of the privy-council, were indicted for high treason.History of Civilization in England, Vol. 3 of 3|Henry Thomas Buckle
This nobleman was appointed lord-lieutenant of Ireland, and Rooke was admitted into the privy-council.