Pretender

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A Pretender is a body wha mainteens or can mainteen a claim that they are enteitilt tae a position o honour or rank, that mey be occupeed bi an incumbent (uisually mair recognised), or whase pouers may currently be exercised bi anither body or authority. Maist aften, it refers tae a umwhile monarch, or descendant tharefae, whase throne is occupeed, claimed bi a rival or haes been abolisht.

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