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Status of a child born to parents who are legally married to each other, and of a child conceived before the parents obtain a legal divorce. Wikipedia

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    • Conceptually deriving legitimacy from the Diet, whom it is responsible to, the Cabinet exercises its power in two different ways.Government of Japan-Wikipedia
    • The purpose of marriage is to provide for the mutual help of husband and wife, the birth of legitimate children, the growth of the church, and the prevention of "uncleanness."Westminster Confession of Faith-Wikipedia
    • As with divorce, Gaelic law again differed from most of Europe and from Church law in giving legal standing to both "legitimate" and "illegitimate" children.Gaelic Ireland-Wikipedia
    • He was born out of wedlock in August 1888 to Sarah Junner (1861-1959), a governess, and Sir Thomas Chapman, 7th Baronet (1846-1919), an Anglo-Irish nobleman.T. E. Lawrence-Wikipedia
    • It is usually an acknowledged preeminence that is hereditary, i.e. the status descends exclusively to some or all of the legitimate, and usually male-line, descendants of a nobleman.Nobility-Wikipedia
    • As an illegitimate son, Monmouth was ineligible to succeed to the English or Scottish thrones, unless he could prove rumours that his parents had married secretly.James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth-Wikipedia

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