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After Cromwell’s act of regicide, his agents put Charles’s collection up for sale, the price scale providing a fascinating indicator of contemporary taste.
So many times during the character's history, the Panther has been called to disasters around the globe, but now the issue is at home in a kingdom where the people are angry, stirred by a malevolent presence, and threatening regicide.
Both were marked by civil war, regicide, the advent of a republic and the restoration of monarchy.
So if Cersei expects Tyrion to kill her, Jaime becomes the more likely candidate to commit regicide.
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REGICIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of regicide for English Language Learners
: the crime of killing a king or queen
: someone who kills a king or queen
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