Origin: F. Monarchie, L. Monarchia, Gr. See Monarch.
3. The territory ruled over by a monarch; a kingdom. What scourage for perjury Can this dark monarchy afford false Clarence. (Shak) fifth monarchy, a universal monarchy, supposed to be the subject of prophecy in Daniel II.; the four preceding monarchies being Assyrian, persian, Grecian, and roman. See Fifth Monarchy men, under Fifth.
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... for forty years, the Hebrews conquered Canaan and lived under the rule of the Judges for about two hundred years before the establishment of the monarchy. The monarchy is believed to have been established around 1000BC, and so if you do the math it adds up well with the dates that David gave. ...
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