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Re: King Otto of the Hellenes
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I know this is not answering your question but for me it raises the question can one renounce or give up something that you have not got. Legally could Otto renounce the Bavarian throne, which he did not have, for descendants he did not yet have? This applies to all renunciations. If a royal looses their rights because they make illegal (either through the law of the land or family law) marriages then I can see how they forfeit their rights for themselves and their descendants, but to renounce the remote possibility of something seems to me to be wrong. Can one give up something for someone who has not yet been born? A difficult question I think.
Did he formally renounce, for himself and all hypothetical descendants, claims on the Bavarian throne, upon accepting the Greek? If so, was the said renunciation of rights in writing? Are there documents in proof of this?