Definition of Church and King in English:

Church and King


British History
  • Originally: a slogan of the supporters of the Stuart monarchy and of the Church of England. Later also: a slogan of the loyalist reactionaries, or anti-Jacobins, of the late 18th cent.


Late 17th century; earliest use found in Procession. From church + and + king.


Church and King

/ˌtʃəːtʃ (ə)n(d) ˈkɪŋ/