In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Estuardothe Stuarts — los Estuardo
- before noun the Stuart Kings — los reyes Estuardo
- under Stuart rule — bajo los Estuardo
- The Restoration brought back the Stuarts but not intensive royal patronage.
- Her status meant that her journey through the realm newly acquired by the Stuarts occasioned considerable pomp and ceremony.
- They realised that a Britain with a Stuart on the throne need not be any friendlier towards them than the country already was.
- Bank of Scotland had a reputation for being a Jacobite bank, warm to the prospects of Stuarts back on the throne.
- Coke and his companions opposing the early Stuarts construed the Charter anachronistically and uncritically.
- The newcomers included both the Bruces and the Stewarts, who would play major roles in Scots history.
- This was crucial when there was a rival dynasty in the shape of the Stuarts, with ‘James III’ a claimant throughout both reigns.
- It suggests that Parliament itself had fallen for the antiquarian myth so carefully preserved and nurtured by the Stuarts.
- The remaining lands were sold by Elizabeth I and the early Stuarts.
- But the Hanoverians get their claim to the throne via the Stuarts, and they get their claim via the Tudors.
- Since the Stuarts never faced a realistic threat of invasion, they never had a good excuse to insist on unpalatable fiscal innovations.
- Even under the Stuarts, when scholars were becoming wary of it, it was still celebrated by poets and playwrights.
- The moment had passed, however, and the exiled Stuarts now became no more than useful pawns in foreign hands.
- Surprisingly, perhaps, although the Stuarts came to power in a peaceful manner, James's son Charles I was himself involved in a civil war.
- By 1695, the English parliament had seized to itself an authority to influence financial policy to an extent unimaginable under the Stuarts.
- I'm looking forward to the Tudors and Stewarts.
- The English crown was unwilling to enforce the privileges of towns and guilds after the political crisis over ‘monopolies’ that peaked under the Stuarts.
- King James I of England, among others, was a Stuart: of Scottish ancestry, and steward of the throne of Scotland.
- Woodcuts of the Stuarts, male or female, tend not to appear on ballads that relate ‘real’ stories of action in ordinary homes or lives.
- Though it was little used under the later Stuarts and Hanoverians, it was restored by George IV, Victoria, and George V, and is now used frequently.
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