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APANAGE Definition & Legal Meaning

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In old French law. A provision of lands or feudal superiorities assigned by the kings of France for the maintenance of their younger sons. An allow– ance assigned to a prince of the reigning house for his proper maintenance out of the public treasury. 1 Hallam, Mid. Ages, pp. ii, 88; Wharton.


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