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usurp
used in Henry VIII

2 uses
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Definition
seize or take control without authority
  • The usurper Richard
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. The council-chamber (91% in)
usurper = one who seizes or takes control without authority
  • My noble father, Henry of Buckingham, Who first rais'd head against usurping Richard, Flying for succour to his servant Banister, Being distress'd, was by that wretch betray'd, And without trial fell; God's peace be with him!
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Westminster. A street (66% in)

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