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pro·tec·tor

(prō-tek'tŏr),
A cover or shield.
[L.L. protectus from pp. protegere, to protect, to cover over]

pro·tec·tor

(prŏ-tek'tŏr)
A cover or shield.
[L.L. protectus from pp. protegere, to protect, to cover over]
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1653: Oliver Cromwell became Lord Protector of the Commonwealth.
The Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters was incorporated by Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth in 1657.