kingship

[king-ship]
noun
1.
the state, office, or dignity of a king.
2.
rule by a king; monarchy.
3.
aptitude for kingly duties.
4.
(initial capital letter) a title used in referring to a king; Majesty (preceded by His or Your ).

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English kingscip. See king, -ship

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kingship (ˈkɪŋʃɪp)
 
n
1.  the position or authority of a king
2.  the skill or practice of ruling as a king

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It's one of the few advantages of kingship that seems to please him.
His kingship was conspicuous by its workday homespun.
And great kingship was built on the effective display of martial valour.
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