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king

noun authority, bigwig, boss, chief, chieftain, commander, czar, dictator, director, emperor, executive, governor, head, head honcho, high chief, imperator, leader, lord, magnate, majesty, master, monarch, overlord, paraaount lord, patriarch, person who is reported to, power, royal personage, ruler, superior

KING. The chief magistrate of a kingdom, vested usually with the executive power.
     2. The following table of the reigns of English and British kings and queens, commencing with the Reports, is added, to assist the student in many points of chronology.


     Accession. Henry III................ 1216 Edward I................. 1272 Edward II................ 1307 Edward III............... 1307 Richard II............... 1377 Henry IV................. 1399 Henry V.................. 1413 Henry VI................. 1422 Edward IV................ 1461 Edward V................. 1483 Richard III.............. 1483 Henry VII................ 1485 Henry VIII............... 1509 Edward VI................ 1547 Mary..................... 1553 Elizabeth................ 1558 James I.................. 1603 Charles I................ 1625 Charles II............... 1660 James II................. 1685 William III.............. 1689 Anne..................... 1702 George I................. 1714 George II................ 1727 George III............... 1760 George IV................ 1820 William IV............... 1830 Victoria................. 1837

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Moin grounds his decipherment of sacred kingship during sixteenth- through eighteenth-century India and Iran in the rise of Tlmur, especially Ibn KhaldOn's account of astronomical and astrological conjugation (pp.
However, while David was a figure of Christ, and not the incarnate Son, he nevertheless functioned as an instrument by which the LORD mediated the blessings of Christ's eternal kingship to Israel in a time of promise.
While this makes the book highly accessible for the reader or researcher who is interested in only one of the three, it is not a convenient structure for the reader who is primarily interested in the ways that their ideas about kingship as a reflection of the divine reflect or interact with each other.
And now Jesus presented him with a new concept of kingship and kingdom--one without worldly power or legions.
Kingship is the political common sense of the entire world for millennia.
In this reviewer's view, this volume is best designated by its subtitle, for the subject in view is kingship and the divine.
For that reason, on this feast of his kingship, the Gospel takes us to the Lucan Jesus hanging on the cross.
Whereas all the neighbors, who had no such lords and leaders, are gripped with fear when He acts, so Israel renders homage to Him as being the One to whom alone Kingship is due.
The Making of Saint Louis: Kingship, Sanctity, and Crusade in the Later Middle Ages, by M.
argues for one core theme to his OT theology, namely, that of God's kingship (144), claiming it as the "proposed centre [that] accommodates the whole, but the whole [that] is not systematically structured according to it" (144).
Hill's reading of the wave-like arrivals and departures of the human and monstrous characters in Beowulfoffers insight into Danish and Anglo-Saxon expectations of successful kingship.
He established, albeit reluctantly, a kingship and set up a school of prophets who, fearlessly, spoke out about the excesses of the establishment and society.