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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XII).

Wardatrix, n. (Fem. of Wardatour n. q.v.) 1565 Reg. Privy S. V i 577/2.
Dame Marioun Seytoun … hes maid the compositioun with the thesaurar for the said waird, releif, nonentres and mariage … of hir awin propir money … thairfore oure soverane lady … gevis full power to the said dame … to the effect that [etc.] … and for that purpois it sal be lesum to hir … to occupy the samyn … siclike as gif scho war principall wardatrix

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