childless elder

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  • He ultimately succeeded his childless elder brother as head of the comital House of Douglas.
  • Succeeded on the death of his childless elder brother, 1486.
  • In 1838 he succeeded his childless elder brother in the barony and took his seat in the House of Lords.
  • In 1896 he succeeded his childless elder brother in the barony.
  • In 1870 he succeeded to the marquessate on the early death of his childless elder brother, and took his place in the House of Lords.
  • On 11 September 1349, he returned to Oristano, two years after succeeding his childless elder brother.
  • He became a baronet on the death of his childless elder brother, Charles, on 25 February 1729.
  • He had succeeded two childless elder brothers in the possession of the estate; and Jane and Alice Melville were the only children of his only sister, who had been dead for fifteen years. Cited from Mr. Hogarth's Will, by Catherine Helen Spence
  • In 1859 he was returned to parliament for County Antrim, a seat he held until 1863, when he succeeded his childless elder brother in the viscountcy.
  • As he predeceased his childless elder brothers, Brudenell's son, Robert became the 6th Earl of Cardigan.
  • He inherited the earldom and the accompanying estates from his childless elder brother, Lionel, at the age of sixty in 1799.
  • His younger son, the fourth Earl (who succeeded his childless elder brother), was a supporter of the deposed James II and had his titles forfeited by parliament in 1690.
  • On 13 August 1910 he inherited the earldom on the death of his childless elder brother, John Spencer, 5th Earl Spencer.
  • He succeeded to Chenchelimala on the death of his childless elder brother (Fazl Ali Khan Bahadur) sometime before 21 April 1738.
  • Karl Philip is the third Kur-Pfalz of the Neuburg Line; his childless elder Brother (he who collected the Pictures at Dusseldorf, once notable there) was second of the Neuburgs. Cited from Carlyle's "History of Friedrich II of Prussia V 4
  • His third and youngest son, the fifth Baronet (who succeeded his childless elder brother), was a Clerk in the Foreign Office from 1887 to 1895 and in the Privy Council Office from 1895 to 1928.
  • The third baronet was Comptroller of the Excise; he inherited the baronetcy from his childless elder brother Sir John Elwill, 2nd Baronet, on the latter's death on 10 September 1727.
  • He succeeded to the earldom in May 1899 when his brother Henry Byng, 4th Earl of Strafford was decapitated in a railroading accident, a year after inheriting the title from their childless elder brother, George Byng, 3rd Earl of Strafford, the Liberal politician.
  • The Shamshers were poorer than the Jang and other cousins, so to ease the burden on Dhir Shamsher, Dev Shamsher was adopted at a very young age by his father's childless elder brother, General Krishna Bahadur Kunwar Ranaji and was raised by him and his wife.
  • Abusahl-Hamazasp Artsruni (died 968/969) was the third King of Vaspurakan, from the Artsruni dynasty, succeeding his childless elder brother, Derenik-Ashot, on the latter's death.