The Sheriff expressed strong disapproval of the heritors' stinginess, and ordered them to get a new manse built for the minister.
Things had become so bad that the heritors thought of pulling down the abbey, and building a "commodious kirk" with the stones.
A hundred years later and their heritors in sorrow are crying still.
I came not from Ayr till after eleven in the forenoon, and went to Balagen with forty heritors again night.
They had been heritors and subjects of cruelty and outrage so long that nothing could have startled them but a kindness.
A laird of Logan was at a meeting of the heritors of Cumnock, where a proposal was made to erect a new churchyard wall.
In 1727 Mr Smith, minister of Gairloch, got the heritors of the parish to erect churchyard dykes.
The years 1631 and 1633 were carved on some of the seats—perhaps the seats of the Gordons, or other heritors.
They were heritors of estates heavily overweighted with the debts of a bygone generation.
A fist fight might have been forgotten, even a fist fight between these two heritors of a feud instinct, but not this.