his childless uncle

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  • 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.
  • In 1750 John joined his childless uncle, Thomas Hancock, a wealthy Boston merchant who adopted him.
  • He inherited the title of count of Hoogstraten from his childless uncle Antoine de Lalaing.
  • His childless uncle appointed Saul his heir in 1127.
  • He inherited the seat from his childless uncle Prince Ferdinand of Solms-Braunfels who died in 1873.
  • Newport had taken the surname Hatton when his childless uncle, Sir Christopher Hatton, settled his estates on him as his heir.
  • After his father's death in 1592, Peter Eppelman joined his childless uncle John, a secretary of Maurice of Orange, in the Netherlands.
  • In 1678, his childless uncle John Maurice adopted William Maurice as his son, and also made him co-ruler of Nassau-Siegen.
  • With this new construction the nephew and successor of Frederick the Great dissociated himself from his childless uncle, whom he disliked and who favored earlier Baroque and Rococo forms.
  • Prince Alfred on the 6th of August, his twenty-first birthday, was formally acknowledged heir to his childless uncle, the Duke of Saxe- Coburg. Cited from Queen Victoria, Vol. 2, by Sarah Tytler
  • By 1817, there were only two males left, the reigning Grand Duke Charles I, a grandson of Charles Frederick's, and his childless uncle Prince Louis.
  • A current pretender to the former imperial crown of Brazil and one of two claimants to be head of the former dynasty is his childless uncle, Prince Luiz of Orleans-Braganza.
  • His childless uncle adopted him as heir, and he succeeded his uncle in 1732, he successfully gained the investiture and an official Firman by the Mughal Emperor Muhammad Shah.
  • In 1811, he inherited the title of Count Osterman from his childless uncle, Ivan Osterman, the last of the Osterman line.
  • In 1995 he succeeded to the titles on the death of his childless uncle, Brinsley Le Poer Trench, 8th Earl of Clancarty.
  • Sixtus' father had been deposed from the Duchy of Parma during the wars of Italian unification, but having inherited the large fortune of his childless uncle, Henri, Count of Chambord, Duke Robert was very wealthy.
  • It was also firstly owned by the West Family and later by the Soames family until in 1925 the estate was sold by Arthur Granville Soames, who had inherited it from his childless uncle, Arthur Gilstrap Soames.
  • He adopted by his childless uncle, Maharaj Shri Sher Singh as his son and heir, and appointed as Heir Apparent by his grandfather Vijay Singh, 7 November 1791.
  • Although Harry Molson was not a prominent member of the influential branch of the Molson family, he serendipitously inherited his fortune from his childless uncle, John Henry Robinson Molson (1826-1897), who was former owner of Molson Brewery and President of Molson Bank (1889-1897).