abdication of a throne

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  • abdication of the throne — n. renunciation of the throne …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Abdication — Ab di*ca tion, n. [L. abdicatio: cf. F. abdication.] The act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder; commonly the voluntary renunciation of sovereign power; as, abdication of the throne, government,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abdication — noun The act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder; commonly the voluntary renunciation of sovereign power; as, abdication of the throne, government, power, authority …   Wiktionary

  • Abdication — • Ecclesiastically considered, is the resignation of a benefice or clerical dignity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abdication     Abdication      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Abdication — (from the Latin abdicatio , disowning, renouncing, from ab , away from, and dicare , to declare, to proclaim as not belonging to one) is the act of renouncing and resigning from a formal office, especially from the supreme office of state. In… …   Wikipedia

  • abdication — I noun abandonment, abdicatio, abjuration, demission, departure, deposition, dethronement, eiuratio, leaving, quitting, relinquishment, renunciation, resignation, surrender, surrender of control, uncrowning, vacating, vacation, withdrawal foreign …   Law dictionary

  • abdication — /aebdakeyshan/ Renunciation of the privileges and prerogatives of an office. The act of a sovereign in renouncing and relinquishing his government or throne, so that either the throne is left entirely vacant, or is filled by a successor appointed …   Black's law dictionary

  • abdication — abdicate ► VERB 1) (of a monarch) renounce the throne. 2) fail to fulfil or undertake (a duty). DERIVATIVES abdication noun. ORIGIN Latin abdicare renounce …   English terms dictionary

  • Edward VIII abdication crisis — The Edward VIII abdication crisis occurred in the British Empire in 1936, when the desire of King Emperor Edward VIII to marry his mistress, Wallis Simpson, a twice divorced American socialite, caused a constitutional crisis.The marriage was… …   Wikipedia

  • Succession to the British throne — is governed both by common law and statute. Under common law the crown is passed on by male preference primogeniture.Bogdanor, p. 42] In other words, an individual s male children are preferred over his or her female children, and an older child… …   Wikipedia

  • Succession to the Throne Act 1937 — The Succession to the Throne Act (1 Geo. VI, c.16) was the Act of the Canadian Parliament thatratified Canadian consent to His Majesty s Declaration of Abdication Act 1936, an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament that allowed King Edward VIII to… …   Wikipedia

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