Catalogue description Exchequer: King's Remembrancer: Escheators' Particulars of Account

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Details of E 136
Reference: E 136
Title: Exchequer: King's Remembrancer: Escheators' Particulars of Account

Escheators were the royal officials responsible for maintaining the king's rights as ultimate feudal lord of all land, and for administering land which fell into the king's hands by reason of death or forfeiture.

This series contains the particulars of account sent by the escheators to the Exchequer to await enrolment for auditing in the Pipe Office. They contain details of the property accounted for, its situation, extent and value, and the reason why it had been seized into the King's hands.

Date: c1216-c1625
Related material:

Inquisitions post mortem are in:

C 132

C 133

C 134

C 135

C 136

C 137

C 138

C 140

C 141

C 142

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: Latin
Physical description: 249 bundle(s)

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