It would have been different, no doubt, had Herbert still been heir-presumptive.
The heir-presumptive to the French crown was the Duc de Berry.
The Duke of York, heir-presumptive to the crown, had died on January 5.
When Uncle Rad succeeded to the title, Arthur was heir-presumptive of course.
Would she rob the Duke, and his heir-presumptive, and Tanville-Tankertons yet unborn?
This son, 23 years old, took much too seriously his part of heir-presumptive.
Sometimes a son of the reigning Pharaoh, even the heir-presumptive, would condescend to accompany the caravan.
He had defeated the doctors by living so long; he had defeated "that ungrateful whelp," as he called his heir-presumptive.
He was next brother and heir-presumptive to the second Earl of Clarendon, and held several official employments.
The mother of Marmaduke Heath, however, who was heir-presumptive to the largest landed property in Midshire, was very poor.