primogeniture (c.1300)

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primogeniture (c.1300)

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[ FEW: 9,381a primogenitus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,418a primogeniture; TL: 7,1859 primogeniture; DEAF:  primogenit (primogeniture); DMF:  primogéniture; TLF:  primogéniture; OED:  primogeniture n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 2460c primogenitura ]


1lawkinshipprimogeniture, the firstborn child’s right to inheritance and succession
( c.1300; MS: s.xivm )  Lors dist Jacob: 'Vols tu jurer De l'heritage feffer saunz chalenger, Aprés la mort tis pere, de terre pleyn pee?' Pur un poy de manger dunt luy ad ju[ré], Qe luy pout valer il ne prist cure Quant mort ert sun pere, la primogeniture'  542
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