His sister's son, John of Burgundy, count of Nevers, now received the countship, which passed through heiresses, in the 15th century, to the house of Cleves, and to that of Lorraine-Guise.
In the 13th century the barony fell to three daughters and co-heiresses, and further subdivisions followed.
His son, Jean de Chabannes, left three heiresses, of whom the second left a daughter who brought the countship to Philippe de Boulainvilliers, by whose heirs it was sold in 1 554 to the dukes of Montmorency.
1394) one of the co-heiresses of the last earl of Hereford.
With the frequent remarriages of the heiresses of the kingdom, relationships grew confused and family quarrels frequent; and when Sibylla carried the crown to Guy de Lusignan, a newcomer disliked by all the relatives of the crown, she sealed the fate of the kingdom.
The protection of parents against children and vice versa, protection of widows, wardship of heiresses and orphans, divorce; in religious matters he superintended the Dionysia, the Thargelia, the processions in honour of Zeus the Saviour and Asclepius.
Even then he compelled the heiresses to take the veil.
The French theFrench lawyers ruled that heiresses could not succeed to the crown, crown themselves, but Edward pleaded that they could nevertheless transmit their right to their sons.
Constance, = Catherine, the elder of the two daughters daughter of Sir Payne Roet, and heiresses of Peter, king of widow of Sir Hugh Swynford.
He had a brilliant position in society thanks to his intimacy with Countess Bezukhova, a brilliant position in the service thanks to the patronage of an important personage whose complete confidence he enjoyed, and he was beginning to make plans for marrying one of the richest heiresses in Petersburg, plans which might very easily be realized.
There he wavered between the two richest heiresses, Julie and Princess Mary.
But he did not run after the unmarried girls, especially the rich heiresses who were most of them plain.
To remember her gave him pleasure, and when his comrades, hearing of his adventure at Bogucharovo, rallied him on having gone to look for hay and having picked up one of the wealthiest heiresses in Russia, he grew angry.