Origin of legitimist
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The apologists affixed a species of legitimism, a pretension that the Church had always from the first saluted the emperor.English Conferences of Ernest Renan
In literature the tendency appears as romanticism, in politics as legitimism, in religion as ultramontanism.Edward Caldwell Moore
Rightly envisaged, the Crimean war was the end of what remained of absolutism and legitimism in Europe.Notes on Life and Letters
Its aim was to vindicate the vested interests of Legitimism against the doctrines of the French Revolution.
adjective Also: legitimistic
1841, from French légitimiste, from légitime (see legitimate).