What is EJECTIONE FIRMZE?

Ejection, or ejectment of farm. The name of a writ or action oftrespass, which lay at common law where lands or tenements were let for a term ofyears, and afterwards the lessor, reversioner, remainder-man, or any stranger ejectedor ousted the lessee of his term, ferme, or farm, (ipsum a firm a ejecit.) In this case thelatter might have his writ of ejection, by which he recovered at first damages for thetrespass only, but it was afterwards made a remedy to recover back the term itself, orthe remainder of it, with damages. Reg. Orig. 2276; Fitzh. Nat. Brev. 220, F, G; 3 Bl.Comm. 109; Litt.

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