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ascend the throne

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishascend the throneascend the thronePGto become king or queen ascend
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ascend the throneHe acquired it partly by accident, for war was near when he ascended the throne.Start there, with Caliban ascending the throne.Primarily, however, her antics seem playful, befitting a king who ascended the throne at age 10.The original sovereign continued to be struck until 1603, when James I ascended the throne, but was revived in 1817.For a number of years after he ascended the throne he remained highly deferential to gentry concerns.
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