His patrimonial inheritance, aided by industry, enabled him to acquire a handsome fortune.
In his solitude, anxieties about his patrimonial property added to the sorrows of the exile.
Neuburg departed to look after his patrimonial estates; leaving his interests in the duchies to be watched over by the Archduke.
It must also be remembered that Donald Cameron was at this time only nominally the proprietor of the patrimonial estates.
The five hundred pounds withdrawn from his patrimonial inheritance had multiplied into thousands.
Mr. Esmond called his American house Castlewood, from the patrimonial home in the old country.
But let me name a condition: I have a patrimonial independence, I have amassed large savings, I have my profession and my repute.
They spent a year in traveling over the eastern continent, and then returned home to settle upon their patrimonial estates.
On the 22nd June, 1528, he had writ of livery granted him of his patrimonial estates, and he then entered upon possession.
Thus “expenditure” really represents a patrimonial improvement, a creation of credit or a decrease of indebtedness.
1520s, from Middle French patrimonial- and directly from Late Latin patrimonialis, from Latin patrimonium (see patrimony).
mid-14c., "property of the Church," also "spiritual legacy of Christ," from Old French patremoine "heritage, patrimony" (12c.) and directly from Latin patrimonium "a paternal estate, inheritance from a father," also figurative, from pater (genitive patris) "father" (see father (n.)) + -monium, suffix signifying action, state, condition. Meaning "property inherited from a father or ancestors" is attested from late 14c. Figurative sense of "immaterial things handed down from the past" is from 1580s. A curious sense contrast to matrimony.