title (n.) Old form(s): tytle
[legal] right, claim, entitlement
1H4 II.iii.85[Lady Percy to Hotspur] I fear my brother Mortimer doth stir / About his title [i.e. claim to the throne]
1H4 IV.iii.104[Hotspur to Blunt, of King Henry] he ... drove us to seek out / This head of safety, and withal to pry / Into his title
2H6 I.i.12[Suffolk to King] [I] Deliver up my title in the Queen / To your most gracious hands
2H6 I.iii.46[Queen to Suffolk] Am I a queen in title and in style, / And must be made a subject to a duke?
2H6 II.ii.4[York to Salisbury and Warwick] craving your opinion of my title ... to the English crown
2H6 III.i.92[York to himself, of the loss of France] I will remedy this gear ere long, / Or sell my title for a glorious grave
3H6 I.i.102[York to King] Will you we show our title to the crown?
3H6 II.ii.160[Edward to Queen] Hadst thou been meek, our title still had slept
3H6 III.i.48[King to himself, of Edward] Warwick tells his title, smoothes the wrong
3H6 III.iii.145[Lewis to Queen] if your title to the crown be weak
AC V.ii.287[Cleopatra to Iras and Charmian] Husband, I come. / Now to that name my courage prove my title!
AW I.iii.99[Countess to Steward, of Helena] she ... may lawfully make title to as much love as she finds
AW II.iv.25[Clown to Parolles] to have nothing, is to be a great part of your title
Cym I.v.85[Iachimo to Posthumus, of Innogen] You may wear her in title yours
E3 I.i.65[Lorraine to King Edward, of Guienne] Or else thy title in that province dies
E3 II.ii.142[Countess to King Edward] Your Queen, and Salisbury my wedded husband, / Who living have that title in our love
H5 I.i.87[Canterbury to Ely, of King Henry] The severals and unhidden passages / Of his true titles to some certain dukedoms
H5 I.ii.16[King Henry to Canterbury] God forbid ... / That you should ... nicely charge your understanding soul / With opening titles miscreate
H5 I.ii.72[Canterbury to King Henry, of Hugh Capet] To find his title with some shows of truth
KJ II.i.562[Bastard alone] John, to stop Arthur's title in the whole, / Hath willingly departed with a part
KL V.iii.49[Edmund to Albany, of Lear] Whose age had charms in it, whose title more
LLL II.i.146[King to Princess, of her father] To have his title live in Aquitaine
MM IV.i.73[Duke to Mariana, of Angelo] the justice of your title to him
MND I.i.92[Demetrius to Lysander] yield / Thy crazed title to my certain right
R3 II.ii.48[Duchess of York to Queen Elizabeth] so much interest have I in thy sorrow / As I had title in thy noble husband [i.e. a right to share in your husband]
Sonn.46.9[] To 'cide this title is impannelled / A quest of thoughts
Sonn.92.11[] Oh what a happy title do I find, / Happy to have thy love
Tim IV.iii.155[Timon to Phrynia and Timandra, of disease] Crack the lawyer's voice, / That he may never more false title plead
TNK I.i.233[Theseus to Queens] being sensually subdued, / We lose our human title [i.e. become like beasts]
TNK III.i.112.2[Arcite to Palamon] I've a good title
TNK III.i.22[Arcite alone, of two kings] in a field / That their crowns' titles tried
TNK IV.ii.145[Hippolyta to Theseus, of the knights] They would show / Bravely about the titles of two kingdoms [i.e. if they were fighting about the rights to kingdoms]
TNK V.i.159[Emilia praying to Diana] He of the two pretenders that best loves me / And has the truest title in't
TNK V.iii.17.1[Theseus to Emilia] You are ... the prize and garland / To crown the question's title [i.e. the right to Emilia which is the subject of dispute]
TNK V.iii.33[Emilia to Theseus] The title of a kingdom may be tried / Out of itself [i.e. outside its boundaries]

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