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Liferent Caution Act 1535

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Item Because It Is Vnproffittable and inutile to make lawis and statutis for polecy to be had without the samyn be kepit and becaus sic ordoure and prouisioune As Is deuisit for polecy may failye be falling of landis in to ward or geving of the samin in coniunct fee or lyfrent Tharefor the kingis grace with avise of his thre Estatis ordanis the act maid thairupoune be the maist Excellent prince king James the ford his fader of maist noble mynd to be Obseruit and kepit in all punctis Ratifijs and apprevis the samin . . . F1 And gif the . . . F1 ladyis of conjunct fee or lyfrent Refusis to find souirtie conforme to the said act thai beand Requirit thairto be the schireff Stewart ballie provest or alderman in burght That the said schireff and officiaris Ilkman within his awine boundis charge thame to find the said souirte conforme to the said act personalie Or be oppin proclamatioune at the heid burght of the schire quhare the saidis landis lyis within xxj dais nixt efter thai be chargit thairto vnder the pane of wanting of the proffett of all sik ward landis coniunctfee or lifrentis To be Inbrocht to the kingis use Ay and quhill the said cautioune be sufficientlie findin . . . F1

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