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  Amazon.com: "heiress presumptive": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Chapuys was regretful that Henry had not followed up his execution of the Queen by once again designating Mary his heiress presumptive,...
Elizabeth might be persuaded to recognise her as her heiress presumptive.
When this was reported to Elizabeth, she characteristically hedged, whilst Cecil privately shuddered at the prospect of yet another female...
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 Christina of Sweden
Christina (1626-1689) or Kristina, later known as Maria Christina Alexandra and sometime Count Dohna, was Queen of Sweden from 1632 to 1654, was the daughter of King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden.
As the heiress presumptive she succeeded her father to the throne of Sweden upon his death at the Battle of L├╝tzen (November 6, 1632) during Sweden's intervention in Germany in the Thirty Years' War.
She was born in Stockholm on December 18, 1626 and the birth occurred during a rare astrological conjunction that fueled great speculation on what influence the child, fervently hoped to be a boy, would have later on the world stage.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/christina_of_sweden.html   (1080 words)

 Heir Presumptive -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
An Heir Presumptive (capitalised) is the person provisionally scheduled to inherit a throne but whose position can be displaced by the birth of an (An heir whose right to an inheritance cannot be defeated if that person outlives the ancestor) Heir Apparent or of a new Heir Presumptive with a better claim to the throne.
When lowercased, heir presumptive can refer generally to someone who is provisionally scheduled to inherit a title, position or possession, unless displaced by an heir apparent or other heir presumptive.
A woman who is in the same position is sometimes called the heiress presumptive but many monarchies increasingly choose to use heir presumptive irrespective of the sex of the holder.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/he/heir_presumptive.htm   (930 words)

 ipedia.com: Heir Apparent Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
An heir apparent differs from an Heir Presumptive in that, although an heir presumptive inherits the throne upon the death of the monarch, the right of the heir presumptive could be defeated by the birth of another person who would then be the heir apparent.
Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden is the Heiress Apparent of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
Princess Victoria, the eldest daughter of Queen Victoria, was heiress presumptive until the birth of her brother, who later became King Edward VII.
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 The Grimaldi Ancestors - The Royal Forums
Prince Albert died in June 1922, just seven weeks after the death of his divorced first wife, Princess Mary, and their only child, now nearly 52, succeeded to the Principality as Prince Louis II.
On 31 May 1923, his daughter, Princess Charlotte, now heiress presumptive to the Monegasque throne, gave birth to a son, Prince Rainier.
However, a divorced woman born out of wedlock was hardly a suitable heiress to a Roman Catholic Principality.
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 Heiress Presumptive - TIME
The fantastic plot describes the betrayal of a Lear-like king by his wicked daughter, and the eventual restoration of the king's realm by the intervention of his faithful and beautiful younger daughter.
In a sense, the casting of Ballerina Beriosova as the female lead was more interesting than either plot or music, for it was further indication that she is the heiress presumptive to Margot Fonteyn as the company's prima ballerina.
Born in Lithuania, Svetlana trained in New York and Paris, joined Sadler's Wells in 1950.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,824655,00.html?iid=chix-del   (444 words)

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