The French parliament was OK with the Orleáns-candidate as their King from 1830-1848.
That means that the heir of the OIrléans-king is essentially closer to the last King. And even closer is the Bonaparte-heir who reigned from 1852-1870.
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: the French case?
: The last French monarch was from the Orléans
: branch and he was elected by parliament (the
: will of the people).
: Wouldn't that mean that the Orléans claim
: supercedes the claim of Louis Alphonse whose
: claim is the result of his descendancy and
: relation to a branch of the house of Bourbon
: that was deposed in 1789 (by the will of the
: More recent than 1789, LA is regarded as
: today's heir of Charles X, who abdicated in
: 1830, but whose designated heir was
: displaced by cousin Louis Philippe, whom
: Legitimists consider to be a usurper.
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