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DE HSREDE RAPTO ET ABDUCTO Definition & Legal Meaning

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Writ concerning an heir ravished and carried away. A writ which anciently lay for a lord who, having by right the wardship of his tenant under age could not obtain his body, the same being carried away by another person. Reg. Orig. 103; Old Nat Brev. 93.


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