Sentence Examples


  • Early in 984 the king was seized by Henry II., the Quarrelsome, the deposed duke of Bavaria, who claimed the regency as a member of the reigning house, and probably entertained the idea of obtaining the kingly dignity himself.
  • Under a kingly government office bestowed by the sovereign holds the same place which office bestowed by the people holds in a popular government.
  • How noble and kingly the King was, especially in his misfortunes!
  • After him the chief power north of the Tyne came into the hands of a certain Eadulf of Bamburgh, who did not take the kingly title, but accepted the overlordship of Alfred the Great perhaps in 886.
  • The kingly house, where there is one, is not a distinct class; it is simply the noblest of the noble.