What is CLARE CONSTAT?

(It clearly appears.) In Scotch law. The name of a precept for giving seisin of lands to an heir; so called from its initial words. Ersk. Inst. 3, 8, 71. CLAREMETHEN. In old Scotch law. The warranty of stolen cattle or goods; the law regulating such warranty. Skene. CLARENDON, CONSTITUTIONS OF. The constitutions of Clarendon were certain statutes made in the reign of Henry II. of England, at a parliament held at Clarendon, (A. D. 1104,) by which the king checked the power of the pope and his clergy, and greatly narrowed the exemption they claimed from secular Jurisdiction. 4 Bl. Comm. 422.

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