sovereign, crowned_head, monarch
Meaning: a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
That monarch swore He'd slay them all for winking.
But the haughty monarch was incapable of the magnanimity which dares to acknowledge a fault.
He was busy consoling a monarch for the loss of his throne, and preparing himself and his royal patron for the scaffold.
He lived six years in this manner at the court of Frederick; but that monarch dying in 1670 he was left without a protector.
The coming of the first robin was a jubilee beyond crowning of monarch or birthday of pope; the first red leaf hurrying through "the altered air," an epoch.
He published, however, a manifesto against the rebels, and an answer to their complaints; in which he employed a very lofty style, suited to so haughty a monarch.
Henry would by no means acknowledge any error in these particulars; and was displeased that they should pretend to prescribe rules to so great a monarch and theologian.
In one fragmentary legend which was preserved in the tablet-library of Ashur-banipal, the Assyrian monarch, Etana obtained the assistance of the Eagle to go in quest of the Plant of Birth.
He became in time much attached to him; and defended him from the jealous attacks of his courtiers, and the indignation of those who were grieved to see their monarch the easy dupe of a charlatan.
The monarch, after making some inquiry into the rank and character of his rival, despatched the informer with a present of a pair of purple slippers, to complete the magnificence of his Imperial habit.