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fifth monarchy

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  1. the fifth and final monarchy following the Assyrian, Persian, Greek (under Alexander the Great), and Roman monarchies, supposed to have been prophesied in Dan. 2.
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  • Vane was a Fifth-monarchy man, and believed in universal salvation.

    Haunted London

    Walter Thornbury

  • This night was suppressed a bloody insurrection of some Fifth-Monarchy enthusiasts.

  • This night was suppressed a bloody insurrection of some fifth-monarchy enthusiasts.

    The World's Greatest Books, Vol IX.

    Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton

  • The uprising of the "Fifth-monarchy men" is the only other movement which calls for special allusion.

    George Fox

    George Fox

  • In this instance Fifth-monarchy men, whose insurrection brought on the new persecution.

    George Fox

    George Fox