regent (n.)
ruler, governor, sovereign
LLL III.i.178[Berowne alone, of Cupid] Regent of love-rhymes
Per V.i.187[Helicanus to Pericles, of Lysimachus] Here's the regent, sir, of Mytilene
R2 II.i.109[John of Gaunt to King Richard] wert thou regent of the world
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