king's friends

plural noun

often capitalized K&F
: members of the British parliament supporting the attempts of George III to increase the personal power of the monarch
the King's Friends … were in the main recruited from the ranks of the ToriesSidney Low & F. S. Pulling

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“King's friends.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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