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cousin

Etiquette a title used by a sovereign when addressing another sovereign or a nobleman

Cousin

Victor . 1792--1867, French philosopher and educational reformer
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He and Hannah (his first cousin once removed) had seven children.
That means that a man cannot even marry his mother's mother's mother's sister's daughter's daughter's daughter's daughter--a third cousin once removed. In China, traditionally, people with the same surname are discouraged from marrying even when there was no indication of common kinship.
One was Bill Pomerantz; the other was Sam Pomerance (my first cousin once removed).
Obama is said to be a 10th cousin once removed of George W.
Mr Roosevelt is Mrs Palin's ninth cousin once removed. Their common ancestor is Rev John Lothrop, who came to Massachusetts in 1634.
HOW TO CORRECTLY LABEL FAMILY MEMBERS: Do you know the difference between a second cousin once removed and a first cousin twice removed?
Showalter gives what must be the correct version of de Graffigny's so-called 'betrayal' of Voltaire and Mme Du Chatelet; he demonstrates a detailed knowledge of her financial affairs; he devotes a considerable section of the work to the delightful and sometimes hilarious efforts of both herself and Anne-Catherine de Ligniville ('Minette'), the daughter of de Gragny's first cousin once removed, to secure a husband for the young woman, a campaign that culminated in Anne-Catherine's exceptionally happy marriage to Helvetius.
In one adventure, Asterix introduces his readers to his 'first cousin once removed', a Briton, who appears just slightly different, using a peculiar idiom--'I say, rather amusing, old fruit, what?'
In fact, her nearest upper class connection - until now - is the current Lord Molesworth, a sixth cousin once removed.
She was proclaimed queen on July 10, 1553 after the death of Henry VIII's only son, Edward VI, who nominated his first cousin once removed as his successor.
Philip is a first cousin once removed to the 4th Viscount, Lord William Astor, who is married to her mother, Lady Annabel.