Definitions

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  • n. The position or rule of an Elector.
  • n. The realm of an Elector.

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Examples

  • November 1535 to Vienna, to receive from him at length, in the name of the Emperor, the investiture of the Electorship, and met with a friendly reception.

    Life of Luther

  • The occasion would be used to deprive him of the Electorship, and perhaps give it to

    Life of Luther

  • On the whole, Burggraf Friedrich's Electorship, and the first Hohenzollern to Brandenburg, is the one good result.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07

  • When the Archbishop left Treves his oldest general had advised his taking an escort of a thousand men at least, putting it on the ground that such a number was necessary to uphold the dignity of his office; but Baldwin smiled darkly, and said that where _he_ rode the dignity of the Electorship would be safe, even though none rode beside or behind him.

    The Strong Arm

  • When the young man assumed the Electorship, and appeared at Wittenberg a few days after his father's death, he at once invited Luther to preach at the castle and to dine at his table.

    Life of Martin Luther

  • John Frederick journeyed in November 1535 to Vienna, to receive from him at length, in the name of the Emperor, the investiture of the Electorship, and met with a friendly reception.

    Life of Martin Luther

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