One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to a viceroy.
- ‘Portraits of the aristocracy of the viceregal era include members of the clergy, the military and the landed gentry.’
- ‘Henry also managed the difficult task of ruling lands on both sides of the Channel by instituting bodies of viceregal administrators for each region.’
- ‘The colonial authorities encouraged Spanish and indigenous settlement in the area with incentives of formal viceregal land grants (mercedes reales) awarded by the Crown.’
- ‘Some of the silver and textiles produced in viceregal Peru found their way to Spain thanks to the great royal collector Philip II.’
- ‘The silver made in Mexico during the viceregal period is legendary, yet most of the surviving examples are ecclesiastical rather than domestic.’
- ‘In order to further reveal his xenophobic nature, it would not be a bad idea to recall his extraordinary proposal that Gandhi should be bound hand and foot and trampled by viceregal elephants.’
- ‘One of the most important industries in viceregal Mexico was the production of tin-glazed earthenware, known as Talavera, which was made primarily in Puebla.’
- ‘In this case, the viceregal authority will regard the Senate's vote as a bit of political posturing which it has both constitutional and practical reasons to pay absolutely no attention to.’
- ‘At his death, Franz Mayer left his collection of viceregal Mexican art to his adopted nation to afford the people of Mexico tangible evidence of their rich colonial heritage.’
- ‘He became ophthalmologist to the viceregal household in 1853.’
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