Noun(1) the period of time during which a regent governs(2) the period from 1811-1820 when the Prince of Wales was regent during George III's periods of insanity(3) the office of a regent
(1) Gaston had appointed a regency council who made the rules.(2) When Pedro I abdicated in April 1831 in favour of the boy, Pedro II, Andrada was confirmed as tutor by the council of regency .(3) Parliament selected a regency council that excluded the king's uncle and leading lord, John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster.(4) But this could only occur once the charter was brought back to life as a royalist manifesto after John's death by the regency government of Henry III.(5) Following Alexander's formal abdication in September 1886, Stambolov headed the regency council.(6) the boy being a minor, there would have to be a regency(7) His baby son, Prince Ahmed Fuad, was proclaimed king and a regency council appointed.(8) After the sudden death of Charles XI, a five man regency governed Sweden.(9) Yet according to the constitution, a Grand National Assembly could be summoned only by the king, not the regency nor the Cabinet.(10) All thoughts of regency and ruling flew out of his head, however, when the battle raged near them.(11) The precedents were relatively clear: government would be exercised by a council of regency until the young king was declared ├ö├ç├┐of age├ö├ç├û.(12) He believed that the Liberals were in a better position to weather the regency of Alfonso's widow and prevent Carlist or republican revolts.(13) An earlier chapter provides the reader with background on the Norman ascendancy through the regency of Adelaide.(14) On 1 November 1944, the impending formation of a united provisional government and of a regency was announced in liberated Belgrade.(15) A contributory factor to the Wars of the Roses was another period of regency caused not by the king's age, but by his insanity.(16) One of the weaknesses of a hereditary monarchy is the possibility of having a monarch who is too young to rule, requiring a regency or protectorate to govern in his name.
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