readepcion (1477-78)

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readepcion (1477-78)


[ FEW: *24,138a adeptus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  readeption n.; MED:  readepcion n.; DMLBS: 2663c readeptio ]

The term is rare in all three languages, and is used primarily in reference to the Henry VI’s return to the throne in 1470 during the War of the Roses. For Continental French uses of the noun without a prefix, see DMF adeption and Gdf adeption 1,98b.


1readeption, reacquisition, recovery (of power)
( 1477-78 )  l'an [...] de la readepcion dez usurpez poiar et estate le primer  ii 466
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