The usurpation of power on the part of the richer members was not always effected without opposition.
In 1055, as implying a claim to the headship of Christendom, and as a usurpation on the Holy Roman Empire.
His father, Jerome Quinet, had been a commissary in the army, but being a strong republican and disgusted with Napoleon's usurpation, he gave up his post and devoted himself to scientific and mathematical study.
Usurpation he had sanctioned the theory that kings can be deposed for incapacity and maladministration.
The new king had everything in his favor; his father Accession had borne the odium of usurpation and fought down ileniy v.