One who fakes
One who sets forth a claim to a royal title
He's a pretender, pure and simple.
The first pretender appeared in A.D.
In the same year he joined as a volunteer against the Pretender, and was taken prisoner at the battle of Falkirk (1746).
He reigned only four months (in 294), and was succeeded by the pretender Narseh.
It is noteworthy that, as in the case of Absalom, the pretender, though supported by Joab and Abiathar, found his chief stay among the men of Judah (I Kings i.