King's Champion

noun

: one who formerly at the coronation of the sovereign of England declared his readiness to defend the sovereign's title to the crown against any challenger
used when the British monarch is a king

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“King's Champion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/King%27s%20Champion. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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