How to use Royal-families in a sentence
But these wars were fought for the most part by alien armies; the points at issue were decided beyond the Alps; the gains accrued to royal families whose names were unpronounceable by southern tongues.
His policy of living at peace with England and of arranging marriages between the members of the royal families of the two countries did not commend itself to the turbulent section of his nobles; his artistic tastes and lavish expenditure added to the discontent, and a rebellion broke out.
A massacre ensued in which the royal families of Israel and Judah perished.
Though the stadtholders of the house of Orange-Nassau were of princely rank and intermarried with the royal families of Europe, they were not sovereign princes.
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From Woden (q.v.) most of the royal families traced their descent.
On K nearer examination, however, it appears that kingship was intermittent in some tribes, while in others, which had no kings, we find mention of royal families.
From Woden also most of the anglo-Saxon royal families traced their descent.
Possibly, however, many of the royal families may have contained an element of Scandinavian blood, a hypothesis which would well accord with the social conditions of the migration period, as illustrated, e.g., in Volsunga Saga and in Hervarar Saga ok Heib'reks Konungs.
No woman may ascend the throne; and, in default of a male heir, the representatives of the people can choose a king among the royal families of western Europe.Advertisement
Bub there is no doubt that in Iceland he was worshipped more than any other god, and the same seems to have been the case in Norway - indeed, perhaps, in all northern countries - except among the royal families.
Austrian and Italian royal families and governments in showing sympathy to the widow of Alphonso XII.
The ruling elite, the royal families of Europe were never supposed to lose control.
The royal families have rubbed salt in their middle classes resentment by engaging in excesses of conspicuous consumption.
He had pursued the traditional policy of intermarriage with the royal families of Castile and Aragon, hoping to weld together the Spanish and Portuguese dominions into a single world-wide Sebastianism " became a religion; its' votaries were numbered by thousands, and four impostors arose in succession, each claiming to be the rei encuberto, or " hidden king," whose advent was so ardently desired (see Sebastian).Advertisement
In ancient times, oriental rugs adorned the palaces of royalty and the royal families that ruled certain territories in Asia.
At others, the women of the royal families were symbols of feminine beauty and charm, including all the beauty regimens that accompanied that ideal.
Yvonne Yorke is an expert in all things royal, having covered many events held by the British and European royal families.