Re: Pretenders with many (potential) claims
Posted by Radu on 23/4/2011, 21:39:33, in reply to "Pretenders with many (potential) claims"
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Was King Otto of Greece supposed to be succeeded colaterally ? |
: I've been thinking about the interesting ways
: that certain royals can be heir general to a
: great number of historic territorial claims.
: I can't think of many off the top of my head
: though. Who are some European royals who fit
: in this group?
: When I think of the Duke of Bavaria, for
: instance, he is, for some people, titular
: King of Bavaria, of Greece, of England, of
: Scotland, of France and of Ireland. Although
: those are two extra 'claimed' successions
: (on his behalf), they do represent six
: historic kingdoms!
: How many potential, distinct, territories
: would someone like Otto von Habsburg be able
: to claim if he so wished? Yes, there is the
: grand title of the Austrian emperors but
: many of those mentioned are covered by other
: titles they had. For instance, the Kingdom
: of Hungary had kingdoms in it. Same with the
: Any others?