British Crown


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Noun1.British Crown - the symbol of the power of the British monarchyBritish Crown - the symbol of the power of the British monarchy; "members of the British Commonwealth owe allegiance to the British Crown"
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The British Crown exercises a real and despotic dominion over the larger portion of this vast country, and has a governor-general stationed at Calcutta, governors at Madras, Bombay, and in Bengal, and a lieutenant-governor at Agra.
We, therefore, the Representatives of the United States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by the Authority of the good People of these Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States; that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as Free and Independent States, they have full Power to levy War, conclude Peace, contract Alliances, establish Commerce, and to do all other Acts and Things which Independent States may of right do.
The loyal servants of the British crown had given to one of these forest-fastnesses the name of William Henry, and to the other that of Fort Edward, calling each after a favorite prince of the reigning family.
``We shall then have your willing sanction, good Cedric,'' said Prince John, ``to confer this fief upon a person whose dignity will not be diminished by holding land of the British crown. Sir Reginald Front-de-B uf,'' he said, turning towards that Baron, ``I trust you will so keep the goodly Barony of Ivanhoe, that Sir Wilfred shall not incur his father's farther displeasure by again entering upon that fief.''
The dissolution of allegiance to the British crown, the severance of the colonies from the British Empire, and their actual existence as independent States, were definitively established in fact, by war and peace.
'One of the brightest jewels in the British crown, wrung from his Majesty by the barons, I believe, Mr.
Callum Wraight SHROPSHIRE star Callum Wraight will have another chance to win the Champion of Champions crown again at the home of British crown green bowls after all.
He also called for return of Koh-e-Noor, one of the largest cut precious diamonds in the world, weighing 105.6 carats and part of the British Crown Jewels, stolen from Lahore museum.
The Koh-i-Noor ('Mountain of Light'), now part of the British Crown Jewels, has witnessed the birth and the fall of empires across the Indian subcontinent.
The Koh-i-Noor ('Mountain of Light') diamond, now a part of the British Crown Jewels, has witnessed the birth and the fall of empires across the Indian subcontinent.
The Koh-i-Noor ("Mountain of Light") diamond, now a part of the British Crown Jewels, has witnessed the birth and the fall of empires across the Indian subcontinent.
Spain has claimed victory in an argument with Britain over the status of Gibraltar, after the European Parliament passed a law that referred to the peninsula as a "colony of the British Crown".

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