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  Heir Apparent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Similarly Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom was Heiress Presumptive in the reign of her uncle William IV because at any stage up to his death, William could have fathered a legitimate child who would have become (if a male) heir apparent or (if a female) the new heiress presumptive.
The heir presumptive is usually either the daughter of a monarch or the closest living (male or female) sibling or relative of a monarch who is not descended from them.
Yinreng - Yinreng was a Heir Apparent to the imperial throne of Qing Dynasty China.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Heir_apparent   (2859 words)

  
 Printable Version on Encyclopedia.com
HEIR [heir] person designated by law to succeed to the ownership of property of another if that owner does not make a contrary disposition of it by will.
The group of heirs of a person may differ from the group that the law recognizes as his next of kin, but the law that dictates the constitution of both is now largely statutory, and in many states of the United States the statutes have abolished all distinction.
An heir presumptive is in the same position as an heir apparent except that his claim may be superseded, as by the birth of one more closely related to the owner.
www.encyclopedia.com /printable.aspx?id=1E1:heir   (295 words)

  
 HEIR - LoveToKnow Article on HEIR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Heir by custom, or customary heir, he who inherits by a particular and local custom, as in borough-English, whereby the youngest son inherits, or in gavelkind, whereby all the sons inherit as parceners, and made but one heir.
Heir general, or heir at law, he who after the death of his ancestor has, by law, the right to the inheritance.
Heir presumptive, one who is next in succession, but whose right is defeasible by the birth of a nealer heir, e.g.
79.1911encyclopedia.org /H/HE/HEIR.htm   (276 words)

  
 Heir Presumptive - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An Heir Presumptive (capitalised) is the person provisionally scheduled to inherit a throne, peerage, or other hereditary honor, but whose position can be displaced by the birth of an Heir Apparent or of a new Heir Presumptive with a better claim to the throne.
If an heir apparent is born, he becomes first-in-line to the throne, with all of his descendants taking priority over the heir presumptive in the Line of Succession.
Prince Knud of Denmark was the heir presumptive of his brother King Frederick IX of Denmark, but an amendment to the Danish Constitution in 1953 proclaimed King Frederick's eldest daughter, Princess Margrethe as the future Heir Apparent.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Heir_Presumptive   (764 words)

  
 Heirs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Similarly Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom was Heir Presumptive in the reign of her uncle William IV because there was no male heir.
An Heir Presumptive (capitalised) is the person provisionally scheduled to inherit a throne but whose position can be displaced by the birth of an Heir Apparent or of a new Heir Presumptive with a better claim to the throne.
The article starts out with ''An Heir Presumptive (capitalised) is the person provisionally scheduled to inherit a throne but whose position can be displaced by the birth of an Heir Apparent or of a new Heir Presumptive with a better claim to the throne.'' Fine; this also agrees with my dictionary.
www.wwwtln.com /finance/93/heirs.html   (1335 words)

  
 heir - definition by dict.die.net
Heir at law, one who, after his ancector's death, has a right to inherit all his intestate estate.
Heir presumptive, one who, if the ancestor should die immediately, would be his heir, but whose right to the inheritance may be defeated by the birth of a nearer relative, or by some other contingency.
Heir Under the patriarchs the property of a father was divided among the sons of his legitimate wives (Gen. 21:10; 24:36; 25:5), the eldest son getting a larger portion than the rest.
dict.die.net /heir   (265 words)

  
 FanFiction.Net : Dictionary & Thesaurus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A legal heir is one who is of the same blood of the deceased, and who takes the succession by force of law; this is different from a testamentary or conventional heir, who takes the succession in virtue of the disposition of man. See Civil, Code of Louis.
A collateral heir is one who is not of the direct line of the deceased, but comes from a collateral line; as, a brother, sister, an uncle and aunt, a nephew, niece, or cousin of the deceased.
If the heir apprehend that the succession will be burdened with debts beyond its value, he accepts with benefit of inventory, and in that case he is responsible only for the value of the succession.
www.fanfiction.net /dictionary.php?word=heir   (1227 words)

  
 Search Results for "Heir"
...Inflected forms: pl. heirs presumptive An heir whose claim can be defeated by the birth of a closer relative before the death of the ancestor....
...Inflected forms: pl. heirs apparent An heir whose right to inheritance is indefeasible by law provided he or she survives an ancestor....
...1 Now I say, That the heir, as long as he is a child, differeth nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all; 2 but is under tutors and governors until the time...
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 titles
The sons of the Heir Apparent and younger sons of a Grand Prince, received the title of Prince (Gun) affixed to the name of a locality, the style of His Highness and the rank of Hen-tai-pu.
The daughters of the Heir Apparent, born by his Princess, received the title of Princes (Gun-ju), the style of Her Highness, in the grade of Syun-tai-pu.
The daughters of the Heir Apparent, born by lesser wives, received the title of Princess (Hyen-ju), the style of Her Highness, in two grades (1) Syun-tai-pu or (2) Sin-tai-pu.
www.4dw.net /royalark/Korea/titles.htm   (1272 words)

  
 ENGLISH FOR YOU - Deccan Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
An ‘heir presumptive’ is one whose claim to a title/ property can be set aside by the birth of another heir.
He is not an ‘heir’ to anything in the sense in which a son (or a daughter) is an heir to a father’s property.
The son is heir apparent; the nephew heir presumptive.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/july152004/edu8.asp   (667 words)

  
 Online Etymology Dictionary
It is the heir of one still alive whose right is clear.
The heir presumptive (1628) is "presumed" to be the heir if the heir apparent is unavailable.
use is attested from 1590; meaning "an heir, a descendant" is from 1814, from the "family tree" image.
www.etymonline.com /index.php?search=heir&searchmode=none   (577 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
An heir cannot be determined until the moment of death of the person leaving the property, since a supposed beneficiary (heir apparent) might die first.
A presumptive heir is someone who would receive benefits unless a child was later born to the current owner of the property the presumptive heir hopes to get someday.
A collateral heir is a relative who is not a direct descendant, but a brother, sister, uncle, aunt, cousin, nephew, niece or a parent.
dictionary.law.com /definition2.asp?selected=861&bold=||||   (234 words)

  
 Heir - Cunnan
In cases where the person currently next-in-line may yet be superseded, such as when the current monarch has not yet had children, the heir is referred to as the heir presumptive.
In France the heir to the French crown was known as the dauphin.
In England the heir to the crown is often made the Prince of Wales.
cunnan.sca.org.au /index.php?title=Heir&redirect=no   (152 words)

  
 Robert II
Heir presumptive for more than 50 years, he had little effect on Scottish political and military affairs when he finally acceded to the throne.
From 1318 he was heir presumptive to his maternal grandfather, King Robert I the Bruce (died 1329).
He succeeded in defending his own right as heir apparent against David's abortive proposal to commute his remaining ransom payments to the English by making a son of King Edward III of England heir to the Scottish throne.
www.mygen.com /users/bruce/RobertII.htm   (381 words)

  
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Statutes in all states permit heirs to avoid probate where the amount of property involved is small.
Heirs or residuary devisees step into the shoes of decedent at decedent’s death, taking decedent’s title and assuming decedent’s liabilities and the obligation of paying legacies according to decedent’s will.
The most important effect of these statutes is to reverse the common law presumption: in many states, a lifetime gift to an heir can be treated as an advancement only if (1) expressly declared as such in a writing signed by the donor, or (2) acknowledged as such in a writing signed by the donee.
www.pitt.edu /~sorc/lawwomen/outlines/estatesandtrustscurranjb.doc   (22184 words)

  
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He could not take as heir of Pierre, for he was not yet conceived when Pierre died; nor could he take it as heir of his father Paul on the theory that it devolved upon Paul before his death, because Paul died before the succession was actually opened.
When the presumptive heir of the deceased has outlived the deceased by some time, the exact moment of the death of the latter is of no importance.
For example, were an heir or a physician, at the urging of or with the collusion of the heir, to unplug a respirator which has supplanted a patient's natural breathing process, that act on the part of the heir or the physician would be intentional active conduct causing the patient's intentional, unjustified death.
faculty.law.lsu.edu /jrtrahan/pt-4.doc   (6542 words)

  
 Heiresses to thrones
The daughter of Isabel II she was the heir until the birth of her brother, Alfonso XII and after his succession to the throne until the birth of his daughter in 1880.
She was heir to the throne from the time of her older sister, Sophia's marriage to the heir to the Spanish throne, Juan-Carlos de Borbón until the birth of her brother, King Konstantinos IIIs oldest child, Princess Alexia.
She is the daughter of the heir to the Belgian throne Prince Philippe, Duke of Brabant and Princess Mathilde.
www.guide2womenleaders.com /Heirs.htm   (3848 words)

  
 REVISED CONSTITUION OF ETHIOPIA
In the event that the Emperor, or in the event that the Crown Prince or the Heir Presumptive, in the situations provided for in Article 11, shall not have attained the age of eighteen years, the Regency shall be exercised by the Council of Regency as provided for in Article II.
Regency shall be exercised by the Crown Prince or the Heir Presump­tive as the case may be, in case of the serious illness, or the absence of the Emperor from the Empire.
Serious illness of the Crown Prince or the Heir Presumptive, as the case may be, shall be determined by the Crown Council.
www.drivinthebus.com /constitution.html   (6582 words)

  
 Deinonychus antirrhopus: The Presumptive Nominee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Presumptive seems to be the adjective of choice when describing John Kerry's nomination.
Kerry is the 'presumptive' nominee like someone who wins the presidency in November is the 'presumptive' president, until the Electoral College meets and their ballots are formally cast.
That is, neither are truly 'presumptive,' and Kerry's votes are actually more assured than are the Electoral College votes, which can be and have been changed by individual electors.
www.steveverdon.com /archives/politics/001365.html   (726 words)

  
 Gondor and Arnor: The Peerage
Heir, Sir Joseph Casazza, III, styled Marquess of Lamedon; K.E.; A.B., A.M., Ph.D.; Chancellor of the University of Osgiliath and Belfalas Herald of Arms.
Heir Presumptive, Daniel Alan Pappas, styled Marquess of Mirkwood, born 8 Hithui 7544.
Heir, Sir Danny O. Snow, styled Marquess of Meneltarma; K.E., F.S., N.O.M.; A.B.; Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal and Privy Councillor; Poet Laureate of the Duchy of Númenor.
numenor.home.mchsi.com /jrrt/peers.htm   (1770 words)

  
 SARAWAK
Wife of the Heir Apparent: Sri Paduka Duli Yang Maha Mulia Ranee Muda, i.e.
The Heir Presumptive: Sri Paduka Duli Yang Maha Mulia Tuan Muda, i.e.
Wife of the Heir Presumptive: Sri Paduka Duli Yang Maha Mulia Dayang Muda, i.e.
www.4dw.net /royalark/Malaysia/sarawak.htm   (971 words)

  
 heir on Encyclopedia.com
Japan may soon accept a little princess as the next heir.
Bridging the Generation Gap: Developing relationships with your clients' heirs can be a tricky, but...
Heir hunters keep on the lookout for relatives with a claim to riches.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/h1/heir.asp   (449 words)

  
 The Examined Life » Blog Archive » Succession Management
The heir apparent cannot be unseated by anyone else’s birth.
“Heir Presumptive” is someone like the younger brother of a childless king.
OTOH, “Heir Apparent” is someone whose claim to the throne is final, i.e.
www.ravikiran.com /2004/10/15/succession-management   (445 words)

  
 Scottish Archive Network Forum - Glossary: apparent heir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The definition provided in the SCAN glossary is that the apparent heir is some one who actually has inherited.
The Conveyancing Act 1874 seems to have effectively extinguished the status of apparent heir, according to Bell.
Yes, it would be worth highlighting that the Scottish legal term has a slightly different meaning to the English "heir apparent" as used by Burke's Peerage.
www.scan.org.uk /forum/upload/showthread.php?s=3fc6414bf1c18a62864acab652add6e6&postid=514   (166 words)

  
 Crown | In the Shadow of the Crown
She was the daughter of Henry's first queen, Katharine of Aragon, and was heir presumptive to the throne of England.
The father who had once adored her was now intent on having a male heir at all costs.
He divorced her mother and, at the age of twelve, Mary was banished from her father’s presence, stripped of her royal title, and replaced by his other children--first Elizabeth, then Edward.
www.randomhouse.com /crown/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780609810194&view=desc   (330 words)

  
 Roman Emperors DIR Maria Porphyrogenita
However, until her brother Alexius II was born on 14 September 1169,[[3]] Maria was the heir presumptive to the throne.
At the age of eleven years she was betrothed by Manuel to Béla of Hungary, second son of Géza II (1141-1161), who came to be educated in Constantinople in 1163 and was given the rank of despot.
When in 1179, the young Agnes, daughter of Louis VII of France, arrived to marry Alexius, this proved the crowing point of Manuel's pro-western policy, and a further demotion for Maria Porphyrogenita: the new princess, bride of the heir to the throne, of course took precedence over her sister-in-law.
www.roman-emperors.org /maryp.htm   (4244 words)

  
 Heir Apparent -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
For example, Prince Albert, the brother of King Baudouin of the Belgians, was heir presumptive during his brother's reign.
Tsarevich Alexei of Russia - youngest child and only son of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, and heir apparent to the Russian throne.
(Heir presumptive: Henri, Comte de Chambord - grandson and practical heir of King Charles X of France Charles abdicated in favour of the young Henri, only for the throne to be seized by a cousin, King Louis-Philippe of the French in 1830, and Henri's uncle Duke Louis of Angouleme, the Dauphin also abdicated.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Heir_Apparent   (2896 words)

  
 Prince Joseph Wenzel of Liechtenstein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After his grandfather and his mother, Joseph Wenzel is heir presumptive to the British rights of his great uncle Francis.
Joseph Wenzel is the first heir presumptive to the throne to be born in England since King James III and VIII in 1688.
Although his mother, Sophie, is recognised by the Jacobites as "The Princess Sophie of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland", Joseph Wenzel will not bear such a title until and unless his mother succeeds to the British rights of her uncle, Francis.
www.jacobite.ca /kings/wenzel.htm   (233 words)

  
 Crown Prince Visit
At his christening in the Palace chapel on 20 September 1973, the heir presumptive was carried by his mother and baptized by the then Bishop of Oslo, Dr. theol.
King Olav informed the Korvald government of the birth of the heir presumptive at an extraordinary Council of State on 23 July 1973 - and at the same time announced that the Prince would be called Haakon Magnus.
Although his sister was born two years earlier, Crown Prince Haakon is the heir to the throne.
www.mindekirken.org /crown.htm   (1053 words)

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