Sentence Examples

  • In 1531 the sacring of the German kings took place at Aix, and as many as thirty-two emperors and kings were here crowned.
  • Of the former class the most conspicuous was the Holy Roman Empire; but in Europe all monarchies were, within certain limits, originally elective; and, after the introduction of Christianity, the essential condition of the assumption of sovereign power was not so much kinship with the reigning family as the "sacring" by the divine authority of the Church.