Sentence Examples

  • Alexander was not the only claimant to the vacant throne, but, recognized by the army, he soon swept all rivals from his path.
  • To abandon the French claimant to the throne of Sicily; he recognized Ladislaus, his former enemy, as king of Naples, and Ladislaus did not fail to salute John XXIII.
  • Netherlands to the Austrian claimant, accomplished all that could reasonably be desired, though the abandonment to the vengeance of the Spanish government of her Catalan allies, and the base desertion of her continental confederates on the very field of action, brought dishonour on the good name of England.
  • The claim to supremacy in Asia, however real in fact, was not admitted de jure until the claimant had "taken the hands" of BelMerodach at Babylon, and thereby been accepted as his adopted son and the inheritor of the old Babylonian empire.
  • Richard of York, in short, was not merely the head of a constitutional opposition to misgovernment by the queens friends, nor was he merely a legitimist claimant The to the crown, he was also the head of a powerful ba~niaI baronial league, of which the most prominent members party.

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