n.1.The act of making loyal to a king.
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Although inattentive proprietary governance contributed greatly to the unrest in the province, the royalization of North Carolina in 1729 hardly produced tranquility, as witnessed early by the quitrent protests in the 1730s, the Representation Controversy which virtually halted the process of government in the Northern counties during the 1740s and 1750s, remonstrances against the Lord Granville's land officers, and objections, sometimes forceful, to land speculation.
The Regulation as a formal agency of organized protest extended from 1766 to 1771, but the origins of the movement long antedated those years, stemming at least from the royalization of North Carolina and the rapid westward settlement of the colony in the ensuing three-and-a-half decades.