Anent taxatioun of burrowis

Oure soverane lord and thre estaittis of parliament, understanding that be the lait annexatioun of kirklandis to the croun the taxt of the clergie mon be alterit and ane grite part thairof laid upone the saidis temporall annext landis, and becaus the frie burrowis of this realme abydis in the same estait quhairin thai wer of befoir, thairfoir oure said soverane lord, now efter his perfite aige of xxj yeiris compleit, with avise and consent of the thre estaittis of this present parliament, statuitis and ordanis that the taxatioun of frie burrowis sall nawayes be alterit, bot said stand as the same stude in all tymes preceiding: that is to say, thair part of all generall taxationis in tyme cuming sall extend to the saxt part thairof allanerlie.

  1. NAS, PA2/13, f.136r. Back
  2. 'V' written in margin. Back