Nonsuch's architectural scheme reflects the extent of Henry VIII's desire to compete with Francis I of France, at least in terms of princely magnificence.
I never went on some crazy adventure, this lumbering failure of a journey not included, I never got to do any distinctly princely duties…
In the final scene, the young woman with her sight restored recognizes Charlie, the down-and-out tramp, as the rich and princely hero of her imagination.
The drivers want £7.00 an hour (they currently earn the princely sum of £6.20 an hour).
As Home Minister between 1947 and 1950, Vallabhbhai Patel integrated the princely states, thus altering the politics and geography of modern India.
So, for the princely sum of 75 pence, I placed an advertisement.
If they are so sublimely oblivious to the daily operations of their firms, why are these modern-day plutocrats paid such princely sums, while the vast majority of employees face stagnating or falling real wages?
Canon McHugh, presented each of us with a half-crown, the equivalent of twenty-five pence in today's currency, which at that time was indeed a princely sum.
She is the patron goddess of the Maharajas, or princely rulers, of Bikaner, a city 30 km north of Deshnoke that was founded in the 1480s.
A fellow's salary is no princely sum, and in 1965 foreign holidays were still relatively unusual, so the newlyweds honeymooned in Suffolk for a week.