Writ of right patent. Reg. Orig. 1.
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Writ of redisseisin. A writ which lay where a man recovered by
assise of novel disseisin land, rent, or common, and the like, and was put in possession
thereof by verdict, and afterwards was disseised of the same land, rent, or common, by
him by whom he was disseised before. Reg. Orig. 20G6; Fitzh. Nat. Brev. 188, B.
A writ by which one tenant in common seeks to compel another to aid in repairing the property held in common. 8 Barn. & C. 209.
Writ of rescue or res- cous. A writ which lay where cattle distrained,
or persons arrested, were rescued from those taking them. Reg. Orig. 117, 118; Fitzh.
Nat. Brev. 101, C, G.
For having a return; to have a return. A term applied to the judgment for the defendant in an action of replevin, awarding him a return of the goods replevied; and to the writ or execution issued thereon. 2 Tidd, Pr. 993, 1038 ; 3 Bl. Comm. 149. Applied also to the sureties given by the plaintiff on commencing the action. Id. 147.
L. Fr. Of his or her life; of ills own life; as distinguished from pur autre vie, for another's life. Litt.
A writ of safeguard allowed to strangers seeking their rights in English courts, and apprehending violence or Injury to their persons or property. Reg. Orig. 26.
Of or concerning the exchequer. The title of a statute passed in the fifty-first year of Henry III. 2 Reeve. Eng. Law, 61.
Writ for having (or to have) escuage or scutage. A writ which anciently lay against tenants by
knight-service, to compel them to serve in the king's wars or send substitutes or to pay
escuage ; that is a sum of money. Fitzh. Nat. Brev. 83, C. The same writ lay for one
who had already served in the king's army, or paid a fine instead, against those who
held of him by knight-service, to recover his escuage or scutage. Reg. Orig. 88; Fitzh.
Nat. Brev. 83, D, F
Of suit to a mill. A writ which lay to compel one to continue his custom (of grinding) at a
mill. 3 Bl. Comm. 235; Fitzh. Nat. Brev. 122, M.
From like things to like things we are to proceed by the same rule or
reason, [i. e., we are allowed to argue from the analogy of cases.] Branch, Princ.
Of [respecting] like tilings, [In like cases,] the judgment is to be the same. 7 Coke, 18.
TORT. L. Fr. Of his own wrong. A stranger who takes upon him to act as an executor without any just authority
is called an "executor of his own wrong," (de son tort.) 2 Bl. Comm. 507; 2 Steph. Comm. 244.
Of his own wrong. The law French equivalent of the Latin phrase de injuria, (g. v.)
A party not involved in a trust but takes on the acts of the acts of the trustee. They are a constructive trusee and are responsible for what they do. It is latin for his/her own wrongdoing.
For proving age. A writ which formerly lay to summon a jury in order to determine the age of the heir of a tenant in capite who claimed his estate as being of full age. Fitzh. Nat Brev. 257; Reg. Orig. 294.