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capias (1413-14)

[ FEW: *2/i,247a capere; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  capiatis; TLF: ; OED:  capias n.; MED:  capias n.; DMLBS: 266c capere ]


1lawwrit of capias (warrant for arrest in order to compel appearance in court)
( 1413-14 )  pur un bref original .xviij. d., pur filacer et accepter le bref .xij. d., pur un capias .xiij. d.  1 Hen V
( MS: 1419 )  Et usee est d'agarder Capias en pleyntes de dett, accompt, covenaunt, et autres accouns personelx qecouncqs  199
( MS: 1419 )  Et si tielle defendaunt face plusurs deslaies, et tesmoigné soit par le sergeaunt qe le defendaunt est futif ou nounn-sufficeaunt, adounqes serra agardé le Capias de prendre soun corps, ou d'arrester et preiser les biens de mesme le defendaunt  202
capias utlagatum
capciun  cape#1  recapias 
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