How to use Devolved in a sentence
Two sons of this last earl succeeded one another, and the title then devolved, for want of male issue, on the lineal descendants of Sir Gilbert Talbot of Grafton in Worcestershire, third son of John, the 2nd earl.
In return for her kindness, being entrusted with foreknowledge by the visitation of God, they prophesied that God had decreed an end of rule for Herod and his line and that the sovereignty devolved upon her and Pheroras and their children.
On Louis declining the honour, it devolved on Joseph, king of Naples, who vacated that throne for the benefit of Murat - a source of disappointment and annoyance to both.
Each town with its surrounding district seems to have constituted a small separate state; the conduct of affairs naturally devolved upon the noble families.
In May 1879 the misgovernment of Ismail Pasha and the resulting financial crisis rendered the deposition of the khedive inevitable; in order to anticipate the action of England and France, who would otherwise have expelled the erring viceroy, the sultan deposed him himself; the succession devolved upon his son Mahommed Tewfik Pasha.Advertisement
When Valens met his death fighting against the Goths near Adrianople on the 9th of August in the same year, the government of the eastern empire devolved upon Gratian, but feeling himself unable to resist unaided the incursions of the barbarians, he ceded it to Theodosius (January 379) With Theodosius he cleared the Balkans of barbarians..
The direction of foreign affairs in the troubled period immediately preceding and during the second war with Great Britain thus devolved upon him.
He died when his son Richard was a child, and the care of the family devolved upon the mother, who was a woman of'strong sense and of great energy of character, and who, after her husband's death, left Dunford and returned to Midhurst.
The officers on whom devolved the duty of representing the wrongs of their fellow-countrymen and demanding redress, proceeded to Rangoon, the governor of which place had been a chief actor in the outrages complained of; but so far were they from meeting with any signs of regret, that they were treated with indignity and contempt, and compelled to retire without accomplishing anything beyond blockading the ports.
The conduct of these excavations, owing to the death of George Smith, devolved on Consul Henderson of Aleppo, and was not satisfactorily carried out.Advertisement
Soon after the expedition started he was prostrated by rheumatic gout, and the actual command devolved upon General Richard Montgomery.
The latter being without a son, the succession devolved upon Charles Albert, of the cadet line of the princes of Carignano, who were descended from Thomas, youngest son of Charles Emmanuel I.
The king being sunk in apathy, the task of negotiation devolved upon the queen; but in her inexperience and ignorance of affairs, and the uncertainty of information from abroad, it was hard for her to follow any clear policy.
The first three numbers were, however, practically edited by Sydney Smith, and on his leaving for England the work devolved chiefly on Jeffrey, who, by an arrangement with Constable, the publisher, was eventually appointed editor at a fixed salary.
Their main duty was to look after the duty of the Hellenistic widows, but inasmuch as meats strangled or consecrated to idols were forbidden, it probably devolved on the deacons to take care that such were not introduced at these common meals.Advertisement
For a will was to begin with but a mode of indicating (not necessarily in writing) on whom devolved the duty of conducting a parent's funeral, and together with that duty the right of inheriting his property.
Johnston in North Carolina, the command of the whole of General Lee's cavalry devolved upon Fitzhugh Lee early in 1865, but the surrender of Appomattox followed quickly upon the opening of the campaign.
Meanwhile his cousin Nestor L'Hote, the friend and fellow-traveller of Champollion, died, and upon Mariette devolved the task of sorting the papers of the deceased savant.
These extensive domains were usually administered by specially appointed agents, - rectors and defensors, - who resided on the spot; but the general superintendence devolved upon the pope.
On the 20th the village of Gubat was occupied; and on the following day Sir C. Wilson, on whom the command had devolved, advanced against Metemma, which was found too strong to assault.Advertisement
Though he cannot be said to have been eminently fitted for the task that devolved upon him in such a crisis, most of the criticism of his 2 The first law of its kind in Christendom, although not the earliest practice of such liberty in America.
The Republican candidates, Jefferson and Aaron Burr, receiving equal votes, it devolved upon the House of Representatives, in accordance with the system which then obtained, to make one of the two president, the other vicepresident.
The labour and expense of passing this great work through the press devolved upon Halley, who also wrote the prefixed hexameters ending with the well-known line Nec fas est propius mortali attingere divos.
He died in 1730, and the succession devolved on the family of Ivan II., on his daughter Anna (1730-40) and his great-grandson Ivan III., and in 1741 on Elizabeth, daughter of Peter the Great.
The problems which had devolved upon McKinley's administration had been far advanced towards final settlement.Advertisement
But since in the early times the consuls as a rule spent only the first months of their year of office in Rome, it is probable that a considerable share of religious business devolved on the city praetor; this was certainly the case with the Festival of the Cross-roads (compitalia), and he directed the games in honour of Apollo from their institution in 212.
But he did not lose heart; at once he threw himself into the double duty, which now devolved on himself and Pusey, of counselling the many who had hitherto followed the movement, and who, now in their perplexity, might be tempted to follow their leader's example, and at the same time of maintaining the rights of the church against what he held to be the encroachments of the state, as seen in such acts as the Gorham judgment, and the decision on Essays and Reviews.
His progresses through the country with a train of a thousand knights were ruinous to those on whom devolved the burden of entertaining him.
All rights and obligations under conventions and agreements which were binding on any of the colonies have devolved upon the Union.
After the death of that prince, the dukedom devolved upon his brother, the count of Toulouse, subsequently passing to the latter's son, the duke of Penthievre, whose daughter married the duke of Orleans.
His eldest son Alessandro being deaf and dumb, the succession devolved on his second son Odoardo (1612-1646), who fought on the French side in the war against Spain.
Having no children, the succession devolved at his death on his brother Antonio (1679-1731), who was also childless.
The work was only partially through the press when the prince died, on the 28th of October 1708, and its completion devolved upon a board of visitors to the observatory endowed with ample powers by a royal order of the 12th of December 1712.
In 1788, however, a serious illness compelled him to retire for some months from public life, and the introduction of the subject in parliament therefore devolved on Pitt, whose representations were so far successful that an act was passed providing that the number of slaves carried in ships should be in proportion to the tonnage.
Through the death of his father in July of that year family cares and responsibilities devolved upon him, and thus his nomination to the chair of mathematics at the university of Padua, secured by the influence of the Marchese Guidubaldo with the Venetian senate, was welcome both as affording a relief from pecuniary embarrassment and as opening a field for scientific distinction.
His wife, Jeanne of Bourbon, died in 1378, and the succession devolved on their elder son Charles, a boy of twelve.
Whilst the English Sports Council is funded through the UK government, the other three receive their funds through their own devolved administrations.
At present England has no devolved assembly or parliament such as exist in the other three nations of the United Kingdom.
The Command of 6th battalion then devolved onto Major J L Hughes MC.
Moreover, would heritage have the right bedfellows, if it were devolved to these regional bodies?
There are other high priority demands for utilization of the underspending such as allowing a degree of carry forward for underspent devolved budgets.
In terms of the 1998 Act, such information does not come under the devolved competence.
Each Whitehall department is encouraged to agree a bilateral concordat with each of the Devolved Administrations.
Elections for devolved Nations The UK's devolved parliaments are still in their infancy.
Scottish Executive Ministers also exercise " executively devolved " functions.
We are determined to have input into the matters affecting older people in the newly devolved National Assembly for Wales.
Certainly it could be, much funding in schools is locally devolved and could be spent in this area.
We have already strengthened the Wales Council, providing it with fully devolved policy powers.
However, it involves both managing a large IT procurement and imposing change on the highly devolved NHS.
It has been an utterly disgraceful handling of this important issue in the new devolved Wales.
They see a fully federal system as the logical outcome for the UK, with sovereignty devolved.
In addition, they receive a reduced salary which equals 1/3 of the salary of the respective devolved legislature.
In Northern Ireland, a two-thirds Unionist majority is denied the right to run its own affairs in a devolved government.
The team has an LSC franchise, with devolved powers.
Central funding has now ceased and the responsibility for the scheme has now been devolved from NHS professionals to SHAs.
In addition to the administration of the foreign customs service, the establishment of a postal service in the provinces devolved upon him, and after the signing of the protocol of 1901 he was called upon to organize a native customs service at the treaty ports.
No powers are expressly allotted to the states, because the states are contemplated as continuing to enjoy those preexisting powers which they have by their own right, and not as devolved upon them by the nation.
Such was the heritage that devolved upon Leo XIII.
The ox was driven forward to the altar, on which grain was spread, by members of the family of the Kentriadae (from ithi rpov, a goad), on whom this duty devolved hereditarily.
By now, the song had devolved into an agonizing guitar solo, prompting puzzled expressions from the guests.
Then, his wife joined the party - and well, it has all devolved very quickly.
Deprived at an early age of his mother, the care of the boy devolved upon his grandmother, the marchioness of Halifax, a lady of culture and connexion, whose house was frequented by the most distinguished Whigs of the epoch.
The higher administration of justice is devolved upon six provincial courts and a supreme court, sitting at Colmar.
Rozhestvenski himself had been wounded, and the command had devolved on Nebogatov.
The administration of taxation, the distribution of booty, and the regulation of the calendar also devolved upon them.
The leadership now devolved upon Simon, the last survivor of the sons of Mattathias.
A nephew three times succeeded to an uncle, and then the title devolved upon a cousin, who died unmarried in 1856.
He listened to the hushed conversation that devolved into a hushed fight.