Heirship sentence example

heirship
  • The castle and lordship descended by heirship, male and female, through the families of De Clare, Despenser, Beauchamp and Neville to Richard III., on whose fall they escheated to the Crown, and were granted later, first to Jasper Tudor, and finally by Edward VI.

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  • He survived for a few months, but died, worn out by his incessant campaigning, on the 3fst of August 1422, leaving the crown of England and the heirship of France to his only child Henry of Windsor, an infant less than two years old.

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  • But by his second wife, the heiress of Castile, John had left an only daughter, wife of Henry III., king of Castile and Leon, who also left descendants, and from his third but ambiguous union sprang the house of Beaufort, whose doubtful claims to his heirship passed with his great-granddaughter Margaret, by her husband Edmund Tudor, to their son Henry VII.

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