Sentence Examples


  • He was elected a life member of the New York State Board of Regents in 1878; and in 1902 he became vice-chancellor and, in 1904, chancellor of the university of the state of New York.
  • The beginning of the i 2th century was the age of the atabegs (regents or stadtholders).
  • On the death of one of the princes without heirs of full age, the kings of Jerusalem were entitled to act as regents, as Baldwin II.
  • They became regents to their young children; and the experience of all medieval minorities reiterates the lesson - woe to the land where the king is a child and the regent a woman.
  • Having received some ecclesiastical preferments, he acted as one of the regents of the kingdom from the death of Henry III.