The next heir of the house of Alfred was a child, Eadgar the Etheling, the great-nephew of the deceased monarch.
She had adopted her great-nephew Ronald while he was still quite a baby, and he could remember no other home than hers.
Mrs. Beauchamp said she had seen her great-nephew Nevil, but without a comment on his conduct or his person; grave silence.
"I hope you aren't scratching up my books, sir," he observed, eying the pencil in his great-nephew's hand.
If only Percy had been older and had a son, he could settle the money upon his great-nephew.
His successor and great-nephew Charles could give no better security to his ministries.
The great-nephew, in a fury of blushes, dropped old John's hand with some vigour, and seized that of the next person in the line.
And my great-nephew, the present laird, if he be true to the principles of the Covenant, will object just as strongly as myself.
Jarvis Barrow, that's a strong witness, should have had another sort of great-nephew!
That third and those rights she had left to her nephew,—or rather to her great-nephew, Luke Rowan.