The Pragmatic Sanction (Latin: Sanctio Pragmatica) was an edict issued by
Charles VI on 19 April 1713, to ensure that the Habsburg hereditary possessions
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 ...
(pragmatica sanctio, lex, jussio, also pragmatica or pragmaticum). Pragmatic
sanction meant in the latter period of the Roman Empire an edict formally issued
... claim, leading to the War of the Austrian Succession. The Pragmatic Sanction
was finally accorded general recognition at the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle in 1748.
In 1713 Charles promulgated the Pragmatic Sanction to establish the legal basis
for transmission of the Habsburg lands to his daughter Maria Theresa (r.
Pragmatic sanction definition, any one of various imperial decrees with the effect
of fundamental law. See more.
pragmatic sanction, decision of state dealing with a matter of great importance to
a community or a whole state and having the force of fundamental.
He attempted to solve this situation by the Pragmatic Sanction of 1713. This in
effect was a revision of the law that allowed his daughter to inherit the lands and
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 ...
Among the decrees of that synod was the "Pragmatic Sanction," which placed
significant restrictions on the powers of the pope. The king declares that,