Revels, Master of the

Revels, Master of the, also called Lord of Misrule, in olden times an official attached to royal and noble households to superintend the amusements, especially at Christmas time; he was a permanent officer at the English court from Henry VIII.'s reign till George III.'s, but during the 18th century the office was a merely nominal one.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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