royalet

royalet

(ˈrɔɪəlɛt)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a minor king
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In which religious design, to encourage the Queen, he advised us to examine if the divisions naturally rising among their unlimited French grandees grown up per saltum with their kings above laws, parliaments and people's freedom would not in all probability cast up some light dust into their superiors' eyes as tributes to their common idol, disorder; and so, perchance, either by treaty, or sight of the first army, stir up Bouillon and Rohan for religion, other royalets with hope to make safe their subaltern governments, even through the ruins of that over-soaring sovereignty.