childless uncle

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  • The childless uncle of the former king was almost immediately elected as King Charles XIII.
  • He ceased working as a stockbroker when he received an inheritance from a childless uncle.
  • The children were brought up by their childless uncle, Sir John Norreys.
  • Robert was the son of Alexander Mylne, and served his apprenticeship with his childless uncle John.
  • Charles succeeded his childless uncle Thomas in 1744 and was succeeded by his brother William in 1753.
  • His twice married but childless uncle chose Steuart to be the executor of his will, 1726.
  • His mother, and later Hedwig Eleonora, both supported and worked for his right to be considered heir of Sweden after his childless uncle.
  • In 1750 John joined his childless uncle, Thomas Hancock, a wealthy Boston merchant who adopted him.
  • In addition, his ventures into farming proved unprofitable, and he lost an expected inheritance when an elderly childless uncle remarried and had children.
  • The childless uncle, the powerful patron can scarcely extort this compliance. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V1 of 4
  • He inherited the title of count of Hoogstraten from his childless uncle Antoine de Lalaing.
  • Fortunately an old and childless uncle, D. Juan Vargas, took charge of the motherless boys until they could find homes or employment. Cited from Legends, Tales and Poems, by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
  • His childless uncle appointed Saul his heir in 1127.
  • At the age of seven, he was adopted by his childless uncle and aunt, James Abraham and Mary Lucas Hillhouse.
  • Their widowed, childless uncle Andrew had become one of New England's wealthiest men through shrewd trading and Boston real estate investments.
  • He inherited the seat from his childless uncle Prince Ferdinand of Solms-Braunfels who died in 1873.
  • His aged, childless uncle Henry of Portugal, a Cardinal of the Roman church, succeeded to the throne as closest legitimate relative.
  • Newport had taken the surname Hatton when his childless uncle, Sir Christopher Hatton, settled his estates on him as his heir.
  • All her father can give, or leave her, he will; and from her childless uncle, Lord Wentworth, whose barony, it is supposed, will devolve on Ly. Cited from Life of Lord Byron, With His Letters and Journals, Vol. 3, ed. by Moore
  • After his father's death in 1592, Peter Eppelman joined his childless uncle John, a secretary of Maurice of Orange, in the Netherlands.
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