Sentence Examples


  • He's a pretender, pure and simple.
  • He reigned only four months (in 294), and was succeeded by the pretender Narseh.
  • In the same year he joined as a volunteer against the Pretender, and was taken prisoner at the battle of Falkirk (1746).
  • Of Scotland, whose support of the pretender Perkin Warbeck it was hoped to avert by such an alliance.
  • During the Burgundian period it was the residence of Margaret of York, widow of Charles the Bold; and the pretender Perkin Warbeck, whom she championed, if not born there, was the reputed son of a Jew of Tournai.