See also:term of relationship .
See also:Children of
See also:brothers and sisters are to each other first
See also:cousins, or cousinsgerman; the children of first cousins are to each other second cousins, and so on; the
See also:child of a first
See also:cousin is to the first cousin of his
See also:father or
See also:mother a first cousin once removed . The word cousin has also, since the 16th century, been used by sovereigns as an honorific
See also:style in addressing persons of exalted, but not equal
See also:rank, the term "
See also:brother " being reserved as the style used by one sovereign in addressing another . Thus, in
See also:Great Britain, dukes, marquesses and earls are addressed by the sovereign in royal writs, &c., as " cousin." In France the
See also:kings thus addressed princes of the
See also:blood royal, cardinals and archbishops, dukes and peers, the marshals of France, the
See also:officers of the
See also:crown and certain
See also:foreign princes . In Spain the right to be thus addressed is a
See also:privilege of the grandees .
JEAN COUSIN (1500-1590)
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