Definition of Royal line
1. Noun. Royal persons collectively. "The wedding was attended by royalty"
Generic synonyms: House
Specialized synonyms: Hanover, Hanoverian Line, House Of Hanover, Habsburg, Hapsburg, Hohenzollern, House Of Lancaster, Lancaster, Lancastrian Line, Plantagenet, Plantagenet Line, Romanoff, Romanov, Saxe-coburg-gotha, Stuart, House Of York, York
Member holonyms: Highness, King, Male Monarch, Rex, Prince, Princess, Female Monarch, Queen, Queen Regnant, Queen
Lexicographical Neighbors of Royal Line
Literary usage of Royal line
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1875)
"State of the royal line. even if no thought of Tostig or of William crossed ... Thrice in earlier times had the royal line been brought so low as to number ..."
2. The Parliamentary Debatesby Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament by Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament (1820)
"This cardinal principle was maintained and surrounded by the highest penalties. look for the continuation of the royal line. It was not to their present ..."
3. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1869)
"At three earlier times had the royal line been reduced so low as to number none but members of an age too young for personal government. ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... founders respectively of the royal line of Bourbon and of the line of Conde. Henry, the son of Anthony, obtained the throne of France as Henry IV, ..."
5. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the by William Robertson (1809)
"... interest to co-operate with her, readily promised his assistance towards aggrandizing that branch of the royal line to which he was so nearly allied. ..."
6. The Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States by United States Dept. of State, Francis Wharton, John Bassett Moore (1889)
"... and the whole royal line of Brunswick, that he fainted away, but was soon recovered by the aid of two physicians, lie confessed, however, ..."