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primogeniture noun

the right of primogeniture is the right of succession of a firstborn child. In some jurisdictions, the right of primogeniture meant that the firstborn son would inherit all of the father's estate and titles
Sackville-West was prevented from inheriting Knole by the rules of primogeniture, which passed everything on to the closest male heir.

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