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an advocate of the principles of monarchy

a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War


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The other members of the two bodies of royalist soldiers had sat spellbound as they watched the battle, but now, as their leader's corpse rolled from the saddle they spurred furiously in upon De Conde and his little party.
THE Bahrain Tigers achieved a top score of four points in the sixth round of the VIVA Corporate Night Golf League at the Royal Golf Club, to make them joint overall leaders alongside the Royalists.
The Royalists later attacked Sunderland but were fought off.
Both parties running in the election, the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa, or Bhutan Unity Party, and the People's Democratic Party, are strong royalists and support the monarch's policy of promoting ''Gross National Happiness'' or quality of life issues.
Thus, even before Leviathan Hobbes had upset a very powerful group of royalists.
The Royalists were taken by surprise and defeated by the Parliamentary army at the Battle of Marston Moor.
The period after the Restoration of 1660 offered many opportunities for royalists well-connected enough to seize them.
Royalists at War in Scotland and Ireland, 1638-1650.
Royalists at War, he says, is "the first comprehensive study of royalism in Scotland and Ireland for the period" (19).
A great deal happened in the West Riding during the Civil War - armed conflicts between Parliamentarians and Royalists between 1642 and 1651 - including the Battle of Adwalton Moor, near Bradford, which in 1643 consolidated Royalist control of Yorkshire.
An underlying lack of political vision gave free rein to opportunism, and the ever more marginalized royalists thus opted increasingly to make themselves useful to the CPP, in return for an extremely limited share of power.
I am by no means a royalist, but surely the royalists who are so offended would surely understand the lineage of the English royal family better than me?
What planet are anti royalists on if they think that a republic would be any cheaper.
It should not be forgotten that 157 years later Liverpool would be caught up in the English Civil War (1642 to 1651) between the Parliamentarians and the Royalists.