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Cham'pion of Eng'land




a hereditary official at British coronations, representing the king (King's Champion) or the queen (Queen's Champion) who is being crowned, and having originally the function of challenging to mortal combat any person disputing the right of the new sovereign to rule.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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