Privy may refer to:
- Privy council
- Privy purse
- Privy mark, a small mark in the design of a coin
- A garderobe
- An outhouse, a small structure (holding a single person, and freestanding) for defecation and urination
Other articles related to "privy":
... A Privy chamber was the private apartment of a royal residence in England ... The gentlemen of the Privy chamber were servants to the Crown who would wait and attend on the King and Queen at court during their various activities, functions and ...
... Until 1707, The Privy Council met in what is now the West Drawing Room at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh ... By the early modern era the Privy Council was a full-time body and critical to the smooth running of government ... After the Restoration, Charles II nominated his own privy councillors and set up a council in London through which he directed affairs in Edinburgh, a situation that continued after the Glorious ...
... not leave him without enemies and the records of the Privy Council are full of the complaints made by those aggrieved by him, including (for example) Christian Scrymgeour, widow of the Bishop of ... He was appointed a member of the Privy Council in June 1592, but he appears not to have accepted the office on that occasion ... is recorded under date of 5 July 1593, that "Colin Mackenzie of Kintail being admitted of the Privy Council gave his oath," in common form ...
... The Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal of Japan (内大臣, Naidaijin?) was an administrative post not of Cabinet rank in the government of the Empire of Japan ... The Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal was responsible for keeping the Privy Seal of Japan and State Seal of Japan ... The office of the Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal was identical with the old Naidaijin only in name ...
Famous quotes containing the word privy:
“Before me you are a slug in the sun. You are privy to a great becoming and you recognize nothing. You are an ant in the afterbirth. It is in your nature to do one thing correctly: tremble.”
—Michael Mann, U.S. screenwriter. Frances Dollarhyde, aka The Tooth Fairy (Tom Noonan)