- n. Plural form of dethronement.
“The case was cited specifically in later dethronements, and it would provide the model for the dethronement of Cao Fang [omission: Chinese characters] (r. 239-254) in”
“They are a dominion convulsed with revolutions; coronations and dethronements in ceasless succession -- each ruler a usurper and a despot.”
“It is of such materials that consist the pictures of history whose gaunt outlines of battles, sieges, coronations, dethronements, and parliaments are of little worth without the living and breathing details of everyday existence.”
“Incident is crowded upon incident; revolutions, rebellions, dethronements follow one another with amazing rapidity -- all duly authenticated and elaborated by powerful dialogue.”
“During this century (A.D. 1592-1689) of the most sanguinary wars, revolutions and dethronements, the condition of Arab literature in the”
“They are a dominion convulsed with revolutions; coronations and dethronements in ceaseless succession -- each ruler a usurper and a despot.”
“There are also frequent dethronements of the petty princes.”
“The last deciding blow in a deadly competition of equally selfish parties; actions and reactions of ambition and revenge; the fiat of a conqueror; a burst of blind fury, suddenly sweeping away an old order of things, but overwhelming to all attempts to substitute a better institution; plots, massacres, battles, dethronements, restorations: all actuated by a fermentation of the ordinary or the basest elements of humanity.”
“Even these lists do not probably include all the unnatural deaths and dethronements that have occurred among the 2540 rulers thus tabulated, for it was often deemed politic to conceal the circumstances of a monarch's death, and history mentions many such instances in which the cause of death is doubtful; so that, for example, the 11 insane and the 20 suicides and the 62 poisoned doubtless do not comprise the whole number of deaths which ought to be included under those descriptions.”
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