jure uxoris

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin iūre (by right) uxōris (of wife).

Adverb[edit]

jure uxoris (not comparable)

  1. (law) "By right of his wife."
    For example, Robert Bruce whom genealogists name "Robert Bruce IV" (c 1250 - c 1304), 6th Lord of Annandale, was titled Earl of Carrick jure uxoris.