Definition of Divine right

1. Noun. The doctrine that kings derive their right to rule directly from God and are not accountable to their subjects; rebellion is the worst of political crimes. "The doctrine of the divine right of kings was enunciated by the Stuarts in Britain in the 16th century"




Definition of Divine right

1. Noun. (Christianity political science philosophy) The Christian doctrine that monarchs have a God-given right to rule, that they are answerable only to God, and that rebellion is sinful. ¹

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