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Conquest (The)

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The accession of William I. to the crown of England. So called because his right depended on his conquest of Harold, the reigning king. (1066.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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