How to use Great-nephew in a sentence

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  • But the dispute lasted for many years (Leo of Armenia continuing to champion the cause of his great-nephew), and long occupied the attention of Innocert III.

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  • The inevitable ecclesiastical crisis was still further postponed by the superior stress of two urgent political events - Christian II.'s invasion of Norway (1531) and the outbreak, in 1533, of " Grevens fejde," or " The Count's War " (1534-36), The the count in question being Christopher of Oldenburg, count's great-nephew of King Christian I., whom Lubeck and War, her allies, on the death of Frederick I., raised up 1533= against Frederick's son Christian III.

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  • He returned to Genoa for good in 1555, and being very old and infirm he gave over the command of the galleys to his great-nephew Giovanni Andrea Doria, who conducted an expedition against Tripoli, but proved even more unsuccessful than his uncle had been at Algiers, barely escaping with his life.

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  • On the death of his great-nephew Theodebald in 555, Clotaire annexed his territories; and on Childebert's death in S58 he became king of all Gaul.

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  • Leo of Armenia was naturally the champion of his great-nephew, Raymund Rhupen; indeed he had already claimed Antioch in his own right, before the marriage of his niece to Raymund, in 119 4, when he had captured Bohemund III.

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  • Her last act was to appoint Biren regent during the infancy of her great-nephew.

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  • His great-nephew, King Dom Manuel, had a statue of him placed over the centre column of the side gate of the church of Belem.

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  • The title of Viscount Anson was, however, created in 1806 in favour of his great-nephew, the grandson of his sister Janetta and Mr Sambrook Adams, whose father had assumed the name and arms of Anson.

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  • I have a seven-year-old great-nephew who is a delight even when he asks me questions, " Are you old?

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  • The house was greatly extended in the 1770s by his great nephew Sir Richard Worsley.

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