chair (n.) Old form(s): Chaire, Chayre
throne
2H4 IV.v.95[King Henry IV to Prince Henry] Dost thou so hunger for mine empty chair
3H6 I.i.168[Warwick to all, of York] the chair of state, where now he sits
3H6 I.i.51[King to all, of York] look where the sturdy rebel sits, / Even in the chair of state!
3H6 I.iv.97[Queen to her followers, of York] this is he that took King Henry's chair
3H6 II.vi.20[Clifford alone, as if to the King] hadst thou swayed as kings should do ... thou this day hadst kept thy chair in peace [also: passed a quiet old age]
3H6 V.v.19[Prince to Edward] Resign thy chair
R3 IV.iv.469[King Richard to Derby, of the throne] Is the chair empty?
R3 V.iii.252[Richmond to his soldiers, of King Richard] A base foul stone, made precious by the foil / Of England's chair
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