Disthronize

Dis`thron´ize


v. t.1.To dethrone.
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96) All of these men -- Ponet, Buchanan and DuPlessis Mornay at considerable length -- had adduced conciliar theory and practice in order to argue (in the words of the Vindiciae) that if the general council can depose the pope, who regards himself "as much in dignity above the Emperor as the Sun is above the Moon", then "who will make any doubt or question, that the general Assembly of the Estates of any Kingdom, who are the representative body thereof, may not only degrade and disthronize a Tyrant, but also disthronize and depose a King, vvhose weakness and folly is hurtful or pernicious to the State".