That the obtainers of gifts of escheats pay the debt contained in the horning whereupon the gift proceeded

2Item, it is statute and ordained that all intromitters with any man's escheat by gift, assignation or otherwise takes possession of any part or portion of the denounced person's lands, goods or gear in any way, shall be held to pay the debt contained in the horning, whereupon the gift of escheat proceeded and fell; and that letters be directed summarily against the donators, assignees or intromitters with any part of the escheat at the party's instance upon six days' warning to hear the same determined, or else to allege a cause why etc.

  1. NAS, PA2/14, f.32v.
  2. Written in margin: 'V'.