Primogeniture in a Sentence  ๐Ÿ”Š

Definition of Primogeniture

the state of being the firstborn child; an exclusive right of inheritance belonging to the eldest son

Examples of Primogeniture in a sentence

Although they were twins, the system of primogeniture awarded the estate to the boy who was born first. ๐Ÿ”Š

Because of the primogeniture system, the second born son of the king received none of the inheritance. ๐Ÿ”Š

Primogeniture caused problems between brothers and sisters since it allowed firstborn sonโ€™s to receive inheritance over all other children. ๐Ÿ”Š

Although his daughter was born first, primogeniture called for the kingโ€™s son to inherit the throne. ๐Ÿ”Š

Knowing it was unfair, the ruler decided to do away with primogeniture and allow both of his sons to rule the nation after his death ๐Ÿ”Š

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