Jure-uxoris meaning

(law) "By right of his wife."

For example, Robert Bruce whom genealogists name "Robert Bruce IV" (c 1250 - c 1304), 6th Lord of Annandale, was titled Earl of Carrick jure uxoris.

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Origin of jure-uxoris

  • From Latin iūre (“by right”) uxōris (“of wife”).

    From Wiktionary