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blood royal

all persons related by birth to a hereditary monarch, taken collectively; the royal kin:
a prince of the blood royal.
Origin of blood royal
1595-1605 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • These titles could belong at the same time to several chiefs of the blood-royal, who were called Alii kapu, Alii wohi.

  • Certainly he was possessed by no extravagant notions of the divinity of blood-royal.

    Art in England Dutton Cook
  • But neither impudence nor the blood-royal can keep a man out of debt, especially when he plays.

    The Wits and Beaux of Society Grace & Philip Wharton
  • At least he died like one of the blood-royal of the Sons of Fire!

    The Wizard H. Rider Haggard
  • It was quite common with princes of the blood-royal, for various reasons, thus to travel.

    Maria Antoinette John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
  • Hammelech may be a proper name, or a prince of the blood-royal may be intended.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • By their coat-armour the heralds knew they were of the blood-royal of Thebes; two cousins, the sons of two sisters.

    Chaucer for Children Mrs. H. R. Haweis
  • "My father was of the blood-royal of France," exclaimed Thames.

    Jack Sheppard, Vol. III (of III) W. Harrison Ainsworth
  • Of course, he met a chiefess and surrendered; of course, he meant in time to crush the heart that pulsated with the blood-royal.

    Summer Cruising in the South Seas Charles Warren Stoddard
  • Even an alliance with the blood-royal was not beyond the sphere of his hopes.

    The Antiquary, Complete Sir Walter Scott

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