Keeper of the Seals of France

Keeper of the Seals of France (French: Garde des sceaux de France) was an office of the French monarchy under the Ancien Régime.[1] Its principal function was to supplement or assist the Chancellor of France. Its successor office under the Republic is the Keeper of the Seals, a title held by the Minister of Justice.


  1. ^ Stone, B. (1986). The French parlements and the crisis of the old regime. University of North Carolina Press. p. 132. Retrieved 1 September 2018.