escheator definition

  • noun:
    • A royal officer in medieval and very early modern England, accountable for taking escheats from dead subjects.
    • An officer whose task it really is to see just what escheats took location, also to take charge of those.
    • An officer anciently appointed in English counties to provide for the escheats associated with the sovereign and certify them in to the treasury.

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