Sentence Examples

  • 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.
  • They adopted a strict legitimist theory of the descent of the crown, and denied the right of parliament to deal with the succession.
  • Neither then nor at any other time did she take any active share in politics; but she was not without indirect influence on affairs, because her strong royalist and legitimist traditions prevented the court from including her in the suspicion with which her husband's liberal views were regarded.
  • When the Bourbons were restored, his hatred against Napoleon led him to become a Legitimist - a conclusion which says more for the simplicity of his character than for the strength or logic of his political creed.
  • Which, as seeming to involve a dynastic claim, gave such offence to the legitimist powers, notably the emperor Nicholas I.

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