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A member of the imperial family at Constantinople, reputedly born in a purple-hung or porphyry chamber. Later, a child born after his or her father's accession to a throne; a member of an imperial or royal reigning family; belonging to the highest or most privileged ranks of an organization.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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