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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Eritage, Erytage, var. of Heritage n. — 1397 Douglas Chart. 38.
The kyng sall gif in fe and eritage all the profytis … of the justery of the hale schirrefdome of Forfare
1447 Rec. Earld. Orkney 189.
Be it made kende … me … till haff bene at kownt and reknyng … off all my faddir eritage
1490 Foulis Chart. (Reg. H.) 4 Dec.
The saide land to be haldyn … in fe and erytage to the saide Iohnne Makanedye

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