How to use Brothers-in-law in a sentence

brothers-in-law
  • Realizing his folly he abdicated on the 6th of December 1796, and retired to Sardinia, That princess, in spite of her French origin, resisted the attempts of France, then dominated by Cardinal Richelieu, to govern Savoy, but her quarrels with her brothers-in-law led to civil war, in which the latter obtained the help of Spain, and Christina that of France.

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  • His elder son, John III., who had married Margaret, a daughter of the emperor Charles IV., was frequently in the company of his brothers-in-law, the German kings Wenceslaus and Sigismund.

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  • In 1640 Richelieu sent him to Savoy, where the regency of Christine, the duchess of Savoy, and sister of Louis XIII., was disputed by her brothers-in-law, the princes Maurice and Thomas of Savoy, and he succeeded not only in firmly establishing Christine but in winning over the princes to France.

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  • To prevent brothers-in-law from extorting money from a widow as a price for releasing her from perpetual widowhood, Jewish law obliges all brothers at the time of a marriage to sign a document pledging themselves to submit to halisah without payment.

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  • He married his employer's daughter, and settled with his two brothers-in-law at Rochdale in 1802, going into business for himself seven years later.

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  • Dumas, his future brothers-in-law, he established the Annales des Sciences Naturelles in 1824; he also founded the Societe Botanique de France in 1854, and was its first president.

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  • Burke helped to smooth matters for a practical union between the Rockingham party and the powerful triumvirate, composed of Chatham, whose understanding had recovered from its late disorder, and of his brothers-in-law, Lord Temple and George Grenville.

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  • Not only is he great, but so are his ancestors, his brothers, his stepsons, and his brothers-in-law.

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  • Carlo's is a true family business, as Buddy employs his mother, his wife, four sisters, and three brothers-in-law.

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