Sentence Examples

  • And rightful heiress to the throne.
  • The rightful heir, in the natural order of primogeniture, was the little grand duke Peter, son of the Tsarevich Alexius, a child of six; but Peter decided to pass him over in favour of his own beloved consort Catherine.
  • On the death of her husband a widow must receive her rightful inheritance, without delay or hindrance.
  • But by 1291 it had gone out of favor, and the Scottish baron~,had no hesitation in declaring Baliol their rightful king.
  • Unfortunately for England the kingly power was in the hands of an incapable holder, and feudal anarchy found a plausible mask by adopting the disguise of loyalty to the rightful heiress.

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