Sentence Examples with the word Heriot

When Captain Perry appeared off Amherstburg, where Captain Robert Heriot Barclay (d.

No one save the king had the right of jurisdiction over him, while by a law of Canute we learn that he paid a larger heriot than an ordinary thegn.

At his death in 1624 Heriot left his estate in trust to the magistrates and ministers of Edinburgh for the maintenance and teaching of poor fatherless sons of freemen.

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Nor did the Heriot Trust neglect the claims of technical and higher education.