Noun(1) right of inheritance belongs exclusively to the eldest son
(1) Anglo-Saxon liberalism derives from the relative independence of children from parents and from the inequality among brothers reflected in primogeniture .(2) In the odd way of primogeniture it was said that were Nina-Cecilia a male she would have been the Duke of Portland.(3) The system of inheritance that is generally prevalent in Europe is the rule of primogeniture - that is to say, all the property of the deceased goes to the eldest son and all the other children are totally deprived of it.(4) On his deathbed Richard named John as his heir, although by the law of primogeniture Arthur, the son of an older brother, Geoffrey, should have succeeded him.(5) She finds that mothers used testamentary legacies to balance the inequality among children required by primogeniture : they may even privilege the cadets over the first-born son.(6) The great families of England were built on this principle of primogeniture of sons and their properties were not dissipated as the properties of European nobility were.(7) It is only Puru, the youngest, who agrees and inherits Yayati's throne, with the people being summoned and explained at length why primogeniture has not been followed.(8) From feudalism a clan chief gained the concept of absolute ownership of land, and the system of succession by primogeniture .(9) My father believed in primogeniture , where the eldest son gets everything, so as the third son I was, relatively speaking, on my own.(10) My claim is based on primogeniture , that I came from the first born and am therefore first in line.(11) That pattern persists in some rural communities, although primogeniture has been illegal since 1804 under the Napoleonic Code.(12) But to avoid fiefs being subdivided and becoming non-viable, the rule of primogeniture prevailed, whereby the eldest son inherited the entire estate.(13) The old rule of primogeniture was abandoned, leading indirectly to the breaking up of collections as all heirs shared equally in an estate.(14) As part of the feudal system, primogeniture maintained the political and social status of the aristocracy.(15) The rule of male primogeniture , by which the eldest son of a monarch becomes king even if he has an elder sister, will end if a bill published today is passed.(16) She said that African customary law of inheritance traditionally followed the rule of primogeniture - or oldest ancestor - where the oldest male relative inherited the estate.
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