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Old 08-21-2016, 06:47 PM
alphaboi867 alphaboi867 is offline
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Originally Posted by Little Nemo View Post
At the moment, there's no monarchy in France. So why assume if a monarchy was re-established it would include a Salic Law?
Good point; with 3 exceptions (Spain, Monaco, & Liechtenstein) every surviving hereditary monarchy in Europe now uses equal primogeniture (ie no preference for male dynasts over female) and women's rights are pretty well enshrined in France so it's hard to imagine Salic Law would fly nowadays. Then again it's equally hard to imagine a political situation where the French would actually restore the monarchy. If that were to ever happen if might just be due to a dictator unrelated to any of the former dynasties seizing power and deciding to follow Napoléon's example.
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