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Definition of Agnatic

Agnatic
Agnatic Ag*nat"ic, a. [Cf. F. agnatique.] Pertaining to descent by the male line of ancestors. ``The agnatic succession.' --Blackstone.

Meaning of Agnatic from wikipedia

- Patrilineality, also known as the male line, the spear side or agnatic kinship, is a common kinship system in which an individual's family membership...
- relative. In most contexts it means the inheritance of the firstborn son (agnatic primogeniture); it can also mean by the firstborn daughter (matrilineal...
- Agnatic seniority is a patrilineal principle of inheritance where the order of succession to the throne prefers the monarch's younger brother over the...
- Italy and Spain, Austria-Hungary, Romania, and the Balkans. Its use of agnatic succession governed the succession of kings in kingdoms such as France...
- eligible heirs are heirs male or heirs general – see further primogeniture (agnatic, cognatic, and also equal). Certain types of property p**** to a descendant...
- any agnatic descendants who enjoy the style of Royal Highness and the title of prince or princess. Still, Elizabeth also decreed that her agnatic descendants...
- Malay Muslims of royal descent. Seven are hereditary monarchies based on agnatic primogeniture: Kedah, Kelantan, Johor, Perlis, Pahang, Selangor and Terengganu...
- male-line descendant of King Christian III of Denmark and an (albeit junior) agnatic descendant of Helvig of Schauenburg (countess of Oldenburg), mother of...
- William Adelin, 1120 (not King of England) Matilda, 1135–1153 Stephen (non-agnatic; a member of the House of Blois), 1135–1154 Norman Count of Flanders: William...
- Viscount of Châteaudun in 956. Recent research makes him a direct-line agnatic descendant of the Frankish family Rorgonides. For a list of the Counts...
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