Procedure: admonishment
Sir John Scott [of Scotstarvit]

The which day Sir John Scott, director of the chancellery, being called before the estates upon the compliant of the barons for the extortion used by him upon his majesty's subjects in the execution of his office, the estates admonish him that in time coming he conform himself in his prices to the book made and set down regarding the prices of writs and seals and ratification thereof in parliament, and that he exceed not the said prices; with certification to him if he fails, that he shall be called therefore and upon verification of his contravention shall forfeit his place to his majesty.

  1. NAS, PC1/31, f.86r. Back