Sentence Examples with the word dispossessed

In 1152 Tigernan O'Rourke, prince of Breifne, had been dispossessed of his territory by Tordelbach O'Connor, aided by Diarmait, and the latter is accused also of carrying off Derbforgaill, wife of O'Rourke.

The original Germanic inhabitants of Rugen were dispossessed by Sla y s; and there are still various relics of the long reign of paganism that ensued.

Hence a long struggle between the dispossessed family and the occupants of the North Mareb throne.

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The dispossessed men carried to America an undying hatred of England which had much to say to the American revolution, and that again reacted on Ireland.

Francis, the dispossessed duke of Lorraine, was to be compensated with Tuscany.

He was dispossessed during the reign of Mary, but restored to the deanery on Elizabeth's accession.

Both the veterans, who soon wasted what they had acquired, and the dispossessed cultivators joined the partisans of Catiline, and Manlius, one of his supporters, made his headquarters at Faesulae.

This was followed, five days later, by a revolt of all the coast Arabs against German rule - the Germans, raw hands at the task of managing Orientals, having aroused intense hostility by their brusque treatment of the dispossessed rulers.

This was unjust, since the land was really the property of the provincials who had been dispossessed by the Cimbri.

In the case of the annexation of the territories of the Transvaal republic and Orange Free State, a rather complicated situation arose out of the facts, on the one hand, that the ceding states closed their own existence and left no recourse to third parties against the previous ruling authority, and, on the other, that, having no means owing to the de facto British occupation, of raising money by taxation, the dispossessed governments raised money by selling certain securities, more especially a large holding of shares in the South African Railway Company, to neutral purchasers.