Definition of Heretrix
1. heritrix [n -TRIXES or -TRICES] - See also: heritrix
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Literary usage of Heretrix
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lindores Abbey and Its Burgh of Newburgh: Their History and Annals by Alexander Laing (1876)
"King David II. gave to the said Sr Alexander the heretrix of ... callet Johne, mareit the foresaid Elizabeth Ramsay, heretrix of ..."
2. The Diary and General Expenditure Book of William Cunningham of Craigends by William Cunningham, James Dodds (1887)
"... and his lady Douglas heretrix thereof. He succeeded his father in the said ... Moir heretrix of ..."
3. A Treatise on Heraldry, British and Foreign: With English and French Glossaries by John Woodward (1896)
"... on Heraldry appeared— in 1680—the usage was only beginning to be heard of as a novelty in Scotland, and is alluded to thus:—"If a man marry an heretrix, ..."
4. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (1891)
"He left to succeed him a younger sone named Arthur : George, his eldest sone, dicing unmarried. This Arthur married the heretrix of Houss, his Cousin-german ..."
5. The Spottiswoode Miscellany: A Collection of Original Papers and Tracts by James Maidment (1844)
"The Advocat says that they are thought to be descended of the Gordons, of whom one married the heretrix of Spotswood, upon which account they bear the ..."