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and rightful heiress to the throne.
He is the rightful lord of this country.
On the death of her husband a widow must receive her rightful inheritance, without delay or hindrance.
His people were starving as the planet died, and soon, the Council would realize the planet produced no ore without its rightful ruler.
The rightful heir, in the natural order of primogeniture, was the little grand duke Peter, son of the Tsarevich Alexius, a child of six; but Peter decided to pass him over in favour of his own beloved consort Catherine.