captive king

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  • After his death, his father the captive king was also killed by Nandapangyan.
  • He gave it as his opinion, therefore, that the captive king ought not to be set at liberty. Cited from Conquest of Granada, by Washington Irving
  • The captive king had shown himself a poor general, but an heroic soldier. Cited from Historical Tales, The Romance of Reality, Vol. 6, by Charles Morris
  • This release came in 1369, three years after the death of the captive king.
  • He also arranged a Safe conduct to visit the captive King David.
  • Those were Norman words; that was a well-known voice; it could be but the captive king. Cited from Historical Tales, The Romance of Reality, Vol. 4, by Charles Morris
  • I must present the captive King, bound with chains and brought before his captors. Cited from Vocal Mastery, by Harriette Brower
  • At this moment the captive king entered Paris. Cited from History of the Girondists, Volume I, by Alphonse de Lamartine
  • The prince freed the captive king, and the king and queen had him imprisoned.
  • The captive King's uncle was chosen as Regent to rule in his absence. Cited from English Literature For Boys and Girls,
  • They will either despise a pageant, or they will pity a captive king. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. III. (of 12), by Burke
  • The captive king, Leudigast, was taken to the rear, and a guard was placed over him. Cited from The Story of Siegfried, by James Baldwin
  • The captive king was not executed but rather became a vassal of his more powerful neighbour.
  • There was danger of a general European confederacy against him unless he should come to some speedy agreement with the captive king. Cited from Historical Tales, The Romance of Reality, Vol. 7, by Charles Morris
  • The governors appointed by the captive king refused to have anything to do with the Spaniards. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 16, Ed. by Blair and Robertson
  • The emperor received this news by Pennalosa, who passed through France by means of a safe-conduct granted him by the captive king. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. I, Part C, by David Hume
  • The savage practice of blinding captive kings, so as to make them harmless and save all trouble with them, was very common. Cited from Expositions/Scripture: Isaiah & Jeremiah, Maclaren
  • Warwick brought the captive King Henry in the train of his army, and he was found abandoned on the battlefield.
  • The torches vanished, and forth from the dark fortress went the captive king. Cited from Last of the Barons, by Lytton, Book 12
  • In November 1600, he killed the captive king Nanda without his father's permission.
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