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sovereignty
used in Henry VIII

2 uses
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Definition
to be the greatest in authority or power within a nation
  • Sir, a Chartreux friar, His confessor; who fed him every minute With words of sovereignty.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. The council-chamber (70% in)
  • You, that have so fair parts of woman on you, Have too a woman's heart, which ever yet Affected eminence, wealth, sovereignty; Which, to say sooth, are blessings; and which gifts, Saving your mincing, the capacity Of your soft cheveril conscience would receive, If you might please to stretch it.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — An ante-chamber of the Queen's apartments (27% in)

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