There were tribes where the basis of kinship was agnate, but these were the exceptions.
The grand duchy, being hereditary only in the male line, passed to the nearest agnate, the duke of Nassau.
The title of the sovereign is king of Bavaria, that of his presumptive heir is crown-prince of Bavaria, and during the minority or incapacity of the sovereign a regency is declared, which is vested in the nearest male agnate capable of ascending the throne.
One close agnate of K lineage was living in Ankara with an Ankara wife.
This was, however, sequestered in 1868 owing to his intrigues against Prussia; part of the income was paid, however, to the eldest agnate, the landgrave Frederick (d.