The seal keeper was a high official in the Middle Ages , who was entrusted with the supervision of the seal as a symbol of the ruling power. Later the office of the seal keeper became a mere honorary title .
- Keeper of the seal of France , Garde des sceaux de France
- Keeper of the seal of the German Reichsbauernrat (a Nazi organization)
- Lord seal keeper for the English or later British monarchy
- Naidaijin , Office at the Imperial Court of Japan