Failure of Issue


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Failure of Issue

The Tudor line of English monarchs ended in 1603 when Queen Elizabeth I died without issue. She was succeeded by her cousin, King James VI of Scotland, who became James I of England. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
The Tudor line of English monarchs ended in 1603 when Queen Elizabeth I died without issue. She was succeeded by her cousin, King James VI of Scotland, who became James I of England.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Dying without having any children or without surviving children.

Children are commonly referred to at law as issue of a marriage. Whether or not a person has any issue becomes important in determining the heirs upon his or her death.

failure of issue

n. when someone dies leaving no children or other direct descendants.

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When the DHL Airpark closes and 8000 to 10,000 Ohioans are out of work, will they hold their leaders or Penn National/Argosy personally responsible for the failure of Issue 6 and the loss of 10,000 jobs from the resort/casino?
COSI has been implementing a multi-phase plan to reduce expenses after the failure of Issue 27, which would have provided multi-year public funds to support the institution.

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