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blood royal

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noun
  1. all persons related by birth to a hereditary monarch, taken collectively; the royal kin: a prince of the blood royal.

Origin of blood royal

First recorded in 1595–1605
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Historical Examples

  • Certainly he was possessed by no extravagant notions of the divinity of blood-royal.

    Art in England

    Dutton Cook

  • At least he died like one of the blood-royal of the Sons of Fire!

    The Wizard

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Hammelech may be a proper name, or a prince of the blood-royal may be intended.

  • "My father was of the blood-royal of France," exclaimed Thames.

  • Even an alliance with the blood-royal was not beyond the sphere of his hopes.

    The Antiquary, Complete

    Sir Walter Scott