What is ASSISA PANIS ET CEREVISISE?

Assise of bread and ale, or beer. The name of a statute passed in the fifty-first year of Henry III., containing regulations for the sale of bread and ale; sometimes called the “statute of bread and ale.” Co. Litt. 1596; 2 Reeve, Hist. Eng. Law, 56; Cowell; Bract, fol. 155.

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