Definition of Overking. Meaning of Overking. Synonyms of Overking

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Definition of Overking

Overking
Overking O"ver*king`, n. A king who has sovereignty over inferior kings or ruling princes. --J. R. Green.

Meaning of Overking from wikipedia

- Sanskrit raja, and German Reich. There were three grades of rí: a ruirí or "overking" was a major, regional king and superior to a rí tuatha "king of tribes"...
- a joint force led by Máel Finnia mac Flannacán, overking of Brega and Cerball mac Muirecáin, overking of Leinster. Those Vikings that survived the capture...
- through the ruiri (a rí who was overking of several petty kingdoms) to a rí ruirech (a rí who was a provincial overking). (See Rí.) Each king ruled directly...
- a joint force led by Máel Finnia mac Flannacán, overking of Brega and Cerball mac Muirecáin, overking of Leinster. Those Vikings that survived the capture...
- ruled as "overking" of his brothers, who also held status as kings and had control over certain regions. Harald Greycloak also ruled as "overking" of his...
- a joint force led by Máel Finnia mac Flannacán, overking of Brega and Cerball mac Muirecáin, overking of Leinster. However, this expulsion was temporary...
- early 860s Ímar was involved in a protracted conflict with Máel Sechnaill, overking of the Southern Uí Néill and the most powerful ruler in Ireland. The cause...
- person, highest rank ) Ard rí (High King) Rí ruirech (King of overkings) Ruiri (Overking) Rí Túaithe (Local king) Flaithe (Lord, prince) Nemed non-rulers...
- a joint force led by Máel Finnia mac Flannacán, overking of Brega and Cerball mac Muirecáin, overking of Leinster. However, this expulsion was temporary...
- Scotland, and then conquered York and became king there. 919 Niall Glúndub, overking of the Uí Néill, killed in the battle of Dublin. He fell fighting the Dublin...
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