Manuel de. 1767–1851, Spanish statesman: Charles IV's unpopular chief minister (1792–97; 1801–08)
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How to use Godoy in a sentence
It was said, and many sober men believed it, that Godoy had all the wealth of Spain.
Godoy feigned illness and kept his rooms, while the Queen examined what was found.
Godoy returned an answer refusing all proposals tending to such a conclusion.
The populace felt that disgrace could go no further, and, denouncing Godoy, besought the King to remain.
Next morning Charles yielded to the popular clamor, and deposed Godoy from his high offices.