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Dictionary entry overview: What does divine right of kings mean?
• DIVINE RIGHT OF KINGS (noun)
The noun DIVINE RIGHT OF KINGS has 1 sense:
1. the doctrine that kings derive their right to rule directly from God and are not accountable to their subjects; rebellion is the worst of political crimes
Familiarity information: DIVINE RIGHT OF KINGS used as a noun is very rare.
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The doctrine that kings derive their right to rule directly from God and are not accountable to their subjects; rebellion is the worst of political crimes
Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
divine right; divine right of kings
the doctrine of the divine right of kings was enunciated by the Stuarts in Britain in the 16th century
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