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PRINCE. In a general sense, a sovereign the ruler of a nation or state. The son of a king or emperor, or the issue of a royal family; as, princes of the blood. The chief of any body of men.
     2. By a clause inserted in policies of insurance, the insurer is liable for all losses occasioned by "arrest or detainment of all kings, princes, and people, of what nation, condition, or quality soever." 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 1218.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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This woman, after the death of king Henrie the fift hir husband, being yoong an lustie, following more hir owne wanton appetite than freendlie counsell, and regarding more priuate affection than princelike honour, tooke to husband priuilie a galant gentleman and a right beautifull person, indued with manie goodlie gifts both of bodie & mind, called Owen Teuther [Tudor], a man descende of the noble linage and ancient line of Cadwallader last king of the Britains.
Rather, the Katharine of the Chronicles became the forerunner of Joan La Pucelle and Margaret of Anjou, ravishing Frenchwomen all: all young, lusty and following more their own wanton appetites than friendly counsel, and regarding more private affection than princelike honor.