favour of his son

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  • How much more will he do in favour of his Son: and against the enemies of his church? Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Habacuc Book 40
  • So Mr. Alexander retired from business in favour of his son and son-in-law. Cited from Lessons in Life, by T.S. Arthur
  • He resigned the latter title in favour of his son in 1673.
  • She told me that George the First had burnt two wills made in favour of his son. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, V1, Horace Walpole
  • King Edward was placed in captivity and later forced to abdicate in favour of his son.
  • He had just refused to abdicate in favour of his son Ferdinand.
  • He was for some years heir presumptive to his brother, a claim he relinquished in favour of his son.
  • He held the seat until 1789, when he stood down in favour of his son Thomas Wyndham.
  • On the next day Napoleon abdicated in favour of his son. Cited from History of Modern Europe 1792-1878, by C. A. Fyffe
  • In 1679 he stood down from his seat at Sandwich in favour of his son John.
  • Eventually, Tyndareus resigned in favour of his son-in-law and Menelaus became king.
  • He retired in 1913 in favour of his son, and took the name Rokui.
  • He retained his professorship, however, till 1768, when he resigned in favour of his son Thomas.
  • The Governor General at the time Lord Soulbury arbitrated in favour of his son.
  • He stood down in 1710 in favour of his son John, but resumed his seat in 1713.
  • After their defeat at Braclaw, Roman was forced to give up the throne in favour of his son Stephen I.
  • Rumours spread about a royal divorce in the near future, and there was public talk about the king's abdication in favour of his son.
  • His eldest son John was passed over in favour of his son-in-law, Andronikos I Gidos.
  • In 1809 a new patent was passed in favour of his son, the aforementioned Thomas.
  • However, in 1212 he renounced the title and the rights associated with it in favour of his son Henry the Younger.
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