King of Great Britain


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Noun1.King of Great Britain - the sovereign ruler of England
king, male monarch, Rex - a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
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The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States.
as King of Great Britain. The blast of the trumpet sounded from the balcony of the Town House, and awoke the echoes far and wide, as if to challenge all mankind to dispute King George's title.
Monk raised towards the prince his coldly stoical look, and replied: "I know no king of Great Britain; I recognize even here no one worthy of bearing the name of gentleman: for it is in the name of King Charles II.
I had a strong hope, which never left me, that I should one day recover my liberty: and as to the ignominy of being carried about for a monster, I considered myself to be a perfect stranger in the country, and that such a misfortune could never be charged upon me as a reproach, if ever I should return to England, since the king of Great Britain himself, in my condition, must have undergone the same distress.
The British navigators were, from the first, aware of the value of these islands to the purposes of commerce; and Tamaahmaah, not long after he had attained the sovereign sway, was persuaded by Vancouver, the celebrated discoverer, to acknowledge, on behalf of himself, and subjects, allegiance to the king of Great Britain. The reader cannot but call to mind the visit which the royal family and court of the Sandwich Islands was, in late years, induced to make to the court of St.
Who was king of Great Britain and Ireland when the American colonies were lost?
Six King Georges have worn the crownstarting with the German-born George I, the first Hanoverian king of Great Britain, who acceded to the throne in 1714.
Charles 1 1625-49 Charles, King and Martyr Dynasty House of Stuart Parents: 2d son, 4th child of James 1 (James 6 of Scotland) and Anne of Denmark Authority: King of Great Britain, Ireland, Virginia, New England, Maryland from 1632, Nova Scotia 1628-32, and 5 Caribbean Islands Married: Henrietta Maria by proxy Children: 9 Henrietta, Mary and James 2 Executed in 1649 Buried : Windsor castle
President with the King of Great Britain. To assuage the constituency's fear of corrupting power in a monarchy "amenable" to "no constitutional tribunal" and possessing the "power to grant reprieves and pardons," the Constitution incorporated finite terms and a potent rectification: impeachment.
In this respect his authority would be nominally the same with that of the king of Great Britain, but in substance much inferior to it.
Humanity will ever interfere and plead strongly against the sacrifice of an innocent person for the guilt of another.") Indeed, Washington himself had to beware kidnap attempts; as did Benedict Arnold, and a future king of Great Britain. A successful kidnapping could turn the tide of battle, while an unsuccessful attempt could end with the would-be kidnapper getting hanged.
When Elizabeth I died without issue in 1603, he inherited the English throne and styled himself James I, King of Great Britain. On 12 April 1606, a royal decree created a new flag to represent the union between Scotland and England.