The new owners of Harrods—the Qatari royal family—have tastefully removed any mention of “engagement” from the display.
Other royal surfers include Prince William, who has frequently been spotted surfing in Cornwall.
While royal hit the campaign trail, Hollande and Trierweiler set up house.
The Macedonian empire quickly cracked up, however, leaving behind multiple successor states under Greek-speaking royal families.
Check out Prince William's Christmas Day appearance in this 12-year-old royal fangirl's selfie.
Newton, it will be remembered, was made Master of the royal Mint.
That graceful maiden is too lovely for any destiny meaner than a royal marriage.
James was baptized here also, and his royal Mother was present, but not Darnley.
But the Holy Laws no longer needed the safe shelter of a royal shrine.
But these, perhaps, were not men actually belonging to the royal Navy.
mid-13c., "fit for a king;" late 14c., "pertaining to a king," from Old French roial "royal, regal; splendid, magnificent" (12c., Modern French royal), from Latin regalis "of a king, kingly, royal, regal," from rex (genitive regis) "king" (see rex). Meaning "thorough, total" attested from 1940s; that of "splendid, first-rate" from 1853.
Battle royal (1670s) preserves the French custom of putting the adjective after the noun (cf. attorney general); the sense of the adjective here is "on a grand scale" (cf. pair-royal "three of a kind in cards or dice," c.1600). The Royal Oak was a tree in Boscobel in Shropshire in which Charles II hid himself during flight after the Battle of Worcester in 1651. Sprigs of oak were worn to commemorate his restoration in 1660.
"royal person," c.1400, from royal (adj.). Specifically "member of the royal family" from 1774.
Thorough; definitive: gives me a royal pain in the ass (1940s+)