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'''Tanistry''' was a Gaelic system for passing on titles and lands. In this system the Tanist (Irish Tánaiste; Scottish Gaelic Tànaiste; Manx Tanishtagh) was the office of heir-apparent, or second-in-command, among the (royal) Gaelic patrilineal dynasties of Ireland, Scotland and Man, to succeed to the chieftainship or to the kingship.
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'''Tanistry''' was a [[Gael]]ic system for passing on [[title]]s and lands. In this system the Tanist ([[Irish]] ''Tánaiste''; [[Scottish Gaelic]] ''Tànaiste''; [[Manx]] ''Tanishtagh'') was the office of [[heir]]-apparent, or second-in-command, among the ([[royal]]) Gaelic patrilineal dynasties of [[Ireland]], [[Scotland]] and [[Isle of Man|Man]], to [[becoming king|succeed]] to the chieftainship or to the kingship.
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===External links ===
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanistry Tanistry in Wikipedia]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanistry Tanistry in Wikipedia]

Latest revision as of 21:54, 21 February 2011

Tanistry was a Gaelic system for passing on titles and lands. In this system the Tanist (Irish Tánaiste; Scottish Gaelic Tànaiste; Manx Tanishtagh) was the office of heir-apparent, or second-in-command, among the (royal) Gaelic patrilineal dynasties of Ireland, Scotland and Man, to succeed to the chieftainship or to the kingship.

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