Even then he compelled the heiresses to take the veil.
In the 13th century the barony fell to three daughters and co-heiresses, and further subdivisions followed.
His son, Jean de Chabannes, left three heiresses, of whom the second left a daughter who brought the countship to Philippe de Boulainvilliers, by whose heirs it was sold in 1 554 to the dukes of Montmorency.
The protection of parents against children and vice versa, protection of widows, wardship of heiresses and orphans, divorce; in religious matters he superintended the Dionysia, the Thargelia, the processions in honour of Zeus the Saviour and Asclepius.
The French theFrench lawyers ruled that heiresses could not succeed to the crown, crown themselves, but Edward pleaded that they could nevertheless transmit their right to their sons.