Hanoverian line

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hanoverian line the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
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Usage

In literature:

The Hanoverians lined this balustrade and fired from above.
"Les Misérables Complete in Five Volumes" by Victor Hugo
Some regiments of Hanoverians were in line behind them.
"With Frederick the Great" by G. A. Henty
On the succession to the English crown passing to the Hanoverian line, another important change was made in the royal coat of England.
"Royal English Bookbindings" by Cyril Davenport
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