The same thing happened when Athelstan claimed his overlordship.
One by one the other Italian tribes submitted and accepted Roman overlordship.
The old kings who acknowledged his overlordship he reinstated as his earls in their former dominions.
The overlordship of Harthacanute may have been recognised, but the administration was divided.
It was a beneficent monarch, but it brooked no denial of its overlordship.
In the other field, that of overlordship, the subtleties were still more elusive.
They are a middle-class empire, untainted by imperial ambition or ancient traditions of overlordship.
It is simply that they realize the danger of this softness, this overlordship of women!
The place was under the overlordship of the Angevin kings of Naples, but really under the influence of the kings of France.
During his reign there was trouble with the emperor as to the overlordship of Frisia.