cadet branch

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  • Info In history and heraldry, a cadet branch consists of the male-line descendants of a monarch or patriarch's younger sons (cadets).
  • A cadet branch is a line of descent from another line than the senior-most.
  • They are one of Europe's oldest royal houses, with numerous existing cadet branches.
  • The family gave origin to several cadet branches which have survived in Georgia for several centuries.
  • After becoming a royal house, it produced several cadet branches, all now extinct in the legitimate male line.
  • Therefore, many royal families appear and disappear in the French succession or become cadet branches upon marriage.
  • Several times during the evening I heard her murmur complacently that they were only the cadet branch. Cited from The Stark Munro Letters, by Arthur Conan Doyle #4
  • It lists some of Italy's noble families and their cadet branches.
  • Most of the principal cadet branches of the clan are descended from his three sons.
  • It does not follow, however, that a shield containing such a charge belongs to a cadet branch.
  • In the modern era, the Imperial dynasty has several cadet branches.
  • In most cases, zamindar families were descendants of cadet branches of earlier royal families.
  • The head of a cadet branch of the clan was given the title of baron.
  • In upper-class families it was predominantly in cadet branches of families that the name translations took place.
  • The chief's family had several landed cadet branches.
  • From these two marriages, there were ten children giving rise to a number of cadet branches of the family seated throughout the county.
  • Through these liaisons, he produced numerous illegitimate children, most of whom he married to members of cadet branches of the royal family.
  • A number were gray-haired, but they were all of cadet branches. Cited from Call of the Cumberlands, by Charles Neville Buck
  • The man had belonged to a cadet branch of an aristocratic British family. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • He was the last representative of a cadet branch of the Shuysky family.
  • Although the family soon died out in the senior line, when the barony was lost, cadet branches spread out and thrived.
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