A female heir, especially to vast wealth: an oil heiress she was heiress to a $32 million textile fortune
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- Of course, it is not obligatory for young heirs and heiresses to make headlines for all the wrong reasons.
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- In medieval England, a rape law existed, but according to Anna Clark, it was primarily formulated to deal with abduction and the illicit marriage of heiresses.