Definition of ROYAL HONORS


ROYAL HONORS

In diploniatic language by this term is understood
the rights enjoyed by every empire or kingdom in Europe, by the pope, the grand
duchies of Germany, and the Germanic, and Swiss confederations, to precedence
over all others who do not enjoy the same rank, with the exclusive right of
sending to other states public ministers of the first rank, as ambassadors,
together with other distinctive titles and ceremonies. Vattel, Law of Nat. B.
2, c. 3, §38; Wheat. Intern. Law, pt. 2, c. 3, §2.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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