An Hereditary Freeborn Englishman
That is the only document I have about my birth or where I came from; many years ago I saw another with a surname on it, but whose that was I don't know. And I don't intend to find out any more.
I'm a freeborn Englishman, untroubled by genetics, proud of my family and culture.
1. The genetic transmission of characteristics from parent to offspring.
2. The sum of characteristics and associated potentialities transmitted genetically to an individual organism.
Appearing in or characteristic of successive generations.
Derived from or fostered by one's ancestors.