succession words


succession words
See words of inheritance.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Succession to the British throne — is governed both by common law and statute. Under common law the crown is passed on by male preference primogeniture.Bogdanor, p. 42] In other words, an individual s male children are preferred over his or her female children, and an older child… …   Wikipedia

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  • Succession to Muhammad — For the book by Wilferd Madelung, see The Succession to Muhammad. The Succession to Muhammad concerns with the various aspects of successorship of Muhammad as the Prophet of Islam, comprising who is his successor, how should he be elected, the… …   Wikipedia

  • succession — Synonyms and related words: Indian file, accession, affiliation, afterlife, alternation, ancestry, anointing, anointment, apparentation, appointment, array, arrogation, articulation, assignment, assumption, at intervals, attainment, authorization …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • Act Respecting the Oath to the Succession — Succession to the Crown Act 1534 Parliament of England Statute book chapter 26 Henry VIII. c. 2 Territorial extent Kingdom of England …   Wikipedia

  • Apostolic Succession — is the concept in Christianity that the succession of bishops, in uninterrupted lines, is historically traceable back to the original twelve apostles [Oskar Sommel, Rudolf Stählin Christliche Religion, Frankfurt 1960, 19] Within Catholic… …   Wikipedia

  • Japanese succession controversy — The Japanese imperial succession controversy refers to desires to change the laws of succession to the Japanese Imperial Throne, which is currently limited to males of the imperial family. Overview Traditionally, the imperial throne was passed on …   Wikipedia

  • Cyclic succession — is a pattern of vegetation change in which in a small number of species tend to replace each other over time in the absence of large scale disturbance. Observations of cyclic replacement have provided evidence against traditional Clementsian… …   Wikipedia

  • Apostolic Succession — • Article claims that Apostolic succession is found in the Catholic Church and not in others Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Apostolic Succession     Apostolic Succession …   Catholic encyclopedia


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