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Fr. drwa dü sɛˈnyœrdroit du seigneur

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  1. Droit du seigneur

    Droit du seigneur (; French: [dʁwa dy sɛɲœʁ], 'lord's right'), also known as jus primae noctis (; Latin: [ju:s ˈpri:mae̯ 'nɔktɪs], 'right of the first night'), is a supposed legal right in medieval Europe, allowing feudal lords to have sexual relations with subordinate women, in particular, on their wedding nights. Some scholars believe the "right" might have existed in medieval Europe. Others say that it is a myth, and that all references to it are from later periods.Similar customs have been recorded elsewhere.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of droit du seigneur in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of droit du seigneur in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    declare untrue; contradict
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