ultimus haeres


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ultimus haeres

‘the final inheritor’. In the UK, any property not disposed of by will goes to the Crown.

ULTIMUS HAERES. The last or remote heir; the lord. So called in contradistinction to the haeredes proximus, (q.v.) and the haeredes remotiores. (q.v.) Dalr Feud. Pr. 110.

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cash, shares, pension etc and land or buildings), is claimed for the Crown by the Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer (QLTR) as ultimus haeres (last heir).
Such estates are normally brought to the attention of the QLTR by the National Ultimus Haeres Unit (NUHU), Glasgow.
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