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The tiara previously belonged to the Queen Mother who bequeathed it to Princess Margaret.
But they also bequeathed to us a founding racism that we have found it almost impossible to jettison.The Invention of the Ego in Martin Luther’s Defiance|Thomas Cahill|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Britain that she bequeathed to the world is a very different place.
In 1463, a gentleman of Bury St. Edmunds bequeathed to a friend “my silvir forke for grene gyngour” (candied ginger).The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’|Bee Wilson|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His fascism bequeathed an example that was disastrously emulated across Europe - and that led in turn to another terrible war.
The thing bequeathed must be described with sufficient clearness to identify it, nothing more is required.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
He soon afterward gave fifty thousand a year for this work, and a million bequeathed for the cause at his death.Ways of War and Peace|Delia Austrian
To whomsoever of my ancestors bequeathed me my power of detachment deep salaams!Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2|Ian Hamilton
As he was carried along he made his will, in which he bequeathed his detestation of popery to his friends and brethren.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe
But what was he to do, what means could he employ with a child that a worshiped wife had bequeathed to him in dying?Laboulaye's Fairy Book|Various