prince regent


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prince regent

n. pl. prince regents or princes regent
A prince who rules during the minority, absence, or incapacity of a sovereign.

prince regent

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a prince who acts as regent during the minority, disability, or absence of the legal sovereign

Prince Regent

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(Biography) George IV as regent of Great Britain and Ireland during the insanity of his father (1811–20)
Translations

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prince regent

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References in classic literature ?
Turveydrop adored the Prince Regent on account of his deportment.
It may not be for me to say that I have been called, for some years now, Gentleman Turveydrop, or that his Royal Highness the Prince Regent did me the honour to inquire, on my removing my hat as he drove out of the Pavilion at Brighton (that fine building), 'Who is he?
And though he belonged to the household troops, who, as it was their duty to rally round the Prince Regent, had not shown their valour in foreign service yet, Rawdon Crawley had already (apropos of play, of which he was immoderately fond) fought three bloody duels, in which he gave ample proofs of his contempt for death.
What of the second Lord Beckenham, the companion of the Prince Regent in his wildest days, and one of the witnesses at the secret marriage with Mrs.
The Prince Regent was proud of his legs, and so was Daniel Lambert, who was also a fat man; HE was proud of his legs.
Emergency services shut Prince Regent Street in Stockton for around two hours while they dealt with the incident on Tuesday night.
1811: The Prince of Wales became Prince Regent on the established insanity of George III.
VVALL mixed up Rearrange the letters to reveal the the name of a winner at last year's Cheltenham Festival Prince Regent Spy (10,5) VVALL answers on page 9 Compiled by Steve Dennis and Bryan Pugh
These she earmarked for wildly different recipients: an amateur-writer friend, Anne Sharp; the best-selling novelist Maria Edgeworth; and the prince regent, who had already sent a request to the author for a copy.
The Prince Regent was a greedy eater Later to become King George IV, the Prince Regent was known for being something of an overeater.
Julian Fellowes played both Major Dunnett and the Prince Regent in which ITV drama?
New Inn, King Street; Pack Horse, Kingsgate; Plough Inn, Westgate; Prince Regent, New Street; Queen's Head, King Street; Ramsden's Arms, Kirkgate; Red Lion, Westgate; Rose and Crown, Kirkgate; Saddle, Westgate; Ship, Back Green.

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