One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A woman who is a princess by right of her royal descent.
- ‘Henri IV was a direct descendant of the Capetian kings, married a Valois princess of the blood, and founded the Bourbon dynasty.’
- ‘His eye fell on Fawzia, a princess of the blood and the favorite sister of a King.’
- ‘‘I still can't believe that a princess of the blood would go out dressed like this,’ Alice shook her head with a sigh, her own dress swirling around her legs, blue eyes widened with distress.’
- ‘Besides, it often happened that a prince or a princess of the blood was having a Mass spoken in a secondary altar of the Chapelle Royale during the king's Mass.’
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