Viceroys

Refers to rulers of a country or province who act as the representative of their sovereign or king and who are empowered to act in the sovereign's name. They often rule on frontiers or in provinces distant from the seat of power of the state.

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viceroys
viceroy
viceroy's
viceroys'
viceroyal
viceregal
onderkoningen Dutch
onderkoning Dutch
virreyes Spanish
virrey Spanish
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Refers to rulers of a country or province who act as the representative of their sovereign or king and who are empowered to act in the sovereign's name. They often rule on frontiers or in provinces distant from the seat of power of the state.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300025472. The J. Paul Getty Trust.