Definition of House of Hanover
1. Noun. The English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria).
Generic synonyms: Dynasty, Royal Family, Royal House, Royal Line, Royalty
Member holonyms: Hanoverian, Hanoverian, George, George I, George, George Ii, George, George Iii, George, George Iv, Queen Victoria, Victoria
Derivative terms: Hanoverian
Lexicographical Neighbors of House Of Hanover
Literary usage of House of Hanover
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"At what date he offered to the House of Hanover a loan of £20000, in return for a blank commission signed by the Electress confirming him in the command of ..."
2. Daniel Defoe: His Life, and Recently Discovered Writings ; Extending from by Lee, William, Daniel Defoe (1869)
"... at Liberty to believe what share of it I think fit, and doubt the rest till I am farther informed. Your Friend, H. Disaffection to the House of Hanover. ..."
3. History of the English People by John Richard Green (1899)
"The right of the house of Hanover was at once acknowledged, Shrewsbury was nominated as lord treasurer by the council, and the nomination was accepted by ..."
4. English Colonies in America by John Andrew Doyle (1907)
"CHAPTER I. THE GENERAL CONDITION OF THE COLONIES AT THE ACCESSION OF THE HOUSE OF HANOVER. As was said at the end of the work which precedes this, ..."