succession of property rights

See: devolution
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Arguing that Measure for Measure reflects "the conflicted place of marriage laws and sexual and gender rules as the state affirms its interest in an ordered family life and the due succession of property rights" (196), Alberto Cacicedo examines the play against conflicting modes of marriage (spousals, clandestine, and priest-officiated or "official") in Renaissance England.