royalty (n.) Old form(s): Royaltie
emblem of royalty, symbol of sovereignty
1H4 IV.iii.55[Hotspur to Blunt, of King Henry] My father, and my uncle, and myself / Did give him that same royalty he wears
KJ IV.ii.5[Pembroke to King John] You were crowned before, / And that high royalty was ne'er plucked off
R3 V.v.4[Derby to Richmond, of the crown] this long usurped royalty
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