Plantagenet line

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Plantagenet line the family name of a line of English kings that reigned from 1154 to 1485
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Usage

In literature:

The first ship that drew near the Plantagenet was the Carnatic, as a matter of course, she being the next in the line.
"The Two Admirals" by J. Fenimore Cooper
For, in very truth, the Plantagenets were an arrogant race, and Richard was the proudest of his line.
"With Spurs of Gold" by Frances Nimmo Greene
In the female line the blood of the Plantagenets descended to many very obscure families.
"Robin Tremayne" by Emily Sarah Holt
From this badge the illustrious line of Plantagenet derived their surname.
"The Curiosities of Heraldry" by Mark Antony Lower
Henry II., the first of the Plantagenet line, emulated the Confessor.
"The Doctor in History, Literature, Folk-Lore, Etc." by Various
De Lusignan left England in 1206, and by his discretion and valor, soon restored the revolted provinces to the sway of the line of Plantagenet.
"Heroines of the Crusades" by C. A. Bloss
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