[ plan-taj-uh-nit ]
/ plænˈtædʒ ə nɪt /
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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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Words nearby Plantagenet
planospore, plan position indicator, plansheer, plant, Plantae, Plantagenet, planta genista, plant agreement, plantain, plantain-eater, plantain lily
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How to use Plantagenet in a sentence
In the meantime, spare a thought for the unquiet passage of Richard III, last warrior of the Plantagenet dynasty.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Plantagenet Alliance will willingly stand by the decision reached by the panel.Richard III Burial Battle Begins|Tom Sykes|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And Richard III died with a sword in his hand, like a true Plantagenet.The Mighty—and Overlooked—Reign of the Plantagenets|Andrew Roberts|February 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She was the mother of the celebrated cardinal Pole, and the last of the royal line of Plantagenet.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
It was not long ere the captain of the Plantagenet made his appearance.
At this moment, the sail-trimmers of the Plantagenet handled their braces.
It was my intention and my hope, to be able to take you to sea with me in the Plantagenet.
Would you like to see the Plantagenet's chaplain, again, Dick?
British Dictionary definitions for Plantagenet
/ (plænˈtædʒɪnɪt) /
a line of English kings, ruling from the ascent of Henry II (1154) to the death of Richard III (1485)
Word Origin for Plantagenet
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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