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The American Church Dictionary and Cycopedia
An officer of the Diocese, learned in the law, whose duty it is to act as the legal counselor of the Bishop and of the Standing Committee in matters affecting the interests of the Church, as his professional counsel may be asked or required. Chancellor is also the title of a Cathedral officer; the name is also given to the head of a University.
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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Chancellor'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/acd/c/chancellor.html. 1901.