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pragmatic sanction
NOUN
1.
any one of various imperial decrees with the effect of fundamental law.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pragmatic_Sanction_of_1713

The Pragmatic Sanction (Latin: Sanctio Pragmatica) was an edict issued by Charles VI on 19 April 1713, to ensure that the Habsburg hereditary possessions  ...

www.britannica.com/topic/Pragmatic-Sanction-of-Emperor-Charles-VI

Pragmatic Sanction of Emperor Charles VI: (April 19, 1713), decree promulgated by the Holy Roman emperor Charles VI with the intent that all his Habsburg ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pragmatic_sanction

A pragmatic sanction is a sovereign's solemn decree on a matter of primary importance and has the force of fundamental law. In the late history of the Holy ...

www.habsburger.net/en/chapter/charles-vi-and-pragmatic-sanction

The result of his endeavours was the Pragmatic Sanction. This agreement was not primarily intended to regulate female succession, as is often erroneously ...

www.habsburger.net/en/events/pragmatic-sanction-1713

The Pragmatic Sanction, 1713 19. Apr 1713. In 1713 Emperor Charles VI issued an edict declaring the indivisibility of all Habsburg lands and that the ...

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Pragmatic sanction definition, any one of various imperial decrees with the effect of fundamental law. See more.

www.heraldica.org/topics/royalty/ps1713.htm

Feb 13, 2008 ... The secret Family Pact of 1703, and its publication in 1713 as a "Pragmatic Sanction", refined and consolidated the principle of primogeniture ...

countrystudies.us/austria/16.htm

In 1713 Charles promulgated the Pragmatic Sanction to establish the legal basis for transmission of the Habsburg lands to his daughter Maria Theresa (r.