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Plantagenet

[plan-taj-uh-nit] /plænˈtædʒ ə nɪt/
noun
1.
a member of the royal house that ruled England from the accession of Henry II in 1154 to the death of Richard III in 1485.
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  • "Let me get you some more, Miss Massereene," says Plantagenet.

    Molly Bawn Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  • "Plantagenet, my dear, I didn't believe it was in you," says Cecil.

    Molly Bawn Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  • "Never mind him, Plantagenet; do go on," exclaims Cecil, impatiently.

    Molly Bawn Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  • "I really think they're all jealous of me," goes on Plantagenet, greatly fortified.

    Molly Bawn Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  • He was the grandchild of a Plantagenet, and a representative of the White Rose.

    The Reign of Mary Tudor W. Llewelyn Williams.
  • They adopted the Plantagenet as their national line of kings.

    The Reign of Mary Tudor W. Llewelyn Williams.
  • At this moment, the sail-trimmers of the Plantagenet handled their braces.

    The Two Admirals J. Fenimore Cooper
  • It was not long ere the captain of the Plantagenet made his appearance.

    The Two Admirals J. Fenimore Cooper
British Dictionary definitions for Plantagenet

Plantagenet

/plænˈtædʒɪnɪt/
noun
1.
a line of English kings, ruling from the ascent of Henry II (1154) to the death of Richard III (1485)
Word Origin
C12: from Old French, literally: sprig of broom, with reference to the crest of the Angevin kings, from Latin planta sprig + genista broom
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