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«« <5©£>lRdB>4£ the second, by the grace of God of Great t N° J11 *■ Britain, France, and Ireland king, defender of the faith, and so •• forth; to the sheriff of Oxfordshire, greeting. iile command "/<«; "you as formerly we commanded you, that you take Charles '* Long, late of Burford, gentleman, if he may be found in «« your bailiwick, and him safely keep, so that you may have ,f his body before our justices at Westminster, on the morrow *' of the holy Trinity, to answer to William Burton, gentleman, "of a plea, that he render to him two hundred pounds, which "he owes him and unjustly detains, as he faith. And have you "there then this writ. Caitltcss sir John Willes, knight, ac "Westminster, the seventh day of May, in the twenty-eighth f* year os our reign.

P The within-named Charles Long is not found in my baili- « shcrifT's

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"©45^>lR(!t><£ the second, by the grace of God of Great «c„f,as. ?' Britain, France, and Ireland king, defender of the faith, and "so forth; to the sheriff of Oxfordshire, greeting. Cite com"mand you, as we have moreMhan once commanded you, that ** you take Charles Long, late of Burford, gentleman, if he "may be found in your bailiwick, and him safely keep, so that "you may have his body before our justices at Westminster, "from the day of the holy Trinity in three weeks, to answer "to William Burton, gentleman, of a plea, that he render to "him two hundred pounds, which he owes him and unjustly "detains, as he faith. And have you there then this writ. "CCtitiltsS sir John Willes, knight, at Westminster, the thirtieth "day of May, in the twenty.eighth year of our reign.

"The within-named Charles Long is not found in my baili- « Sheriff's

"Wick. "return.

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N° III. "mand you, that you cause Charles Long, late of Burford, gentleman, to be required from county court to county court, until according to the law and custom of our realm of England he be outlawed, if he doth not appear: and if he doth, appear, then take him and cause him to be safely kept, so that you may have his body before our justices at Westminster, on the morrow of All Souls, to answer to William Burton, gentleman, of a plea, that he render to him two hundred pounds, which he owes him and unjustly detains, as he faith; and wheieupon you have returned to our justices at Westminster, from the day of the holy Trinity in three weeks, that he is not found in your bailiwick. And have you there then this writ. COitneso sir John Willes, knight, at Westminster, the eighteenth day of June, in the twenty-eighth year of our reign.

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♦' By virtue of this writ to me directed, at my county court held at Oxford, in the county of Oxford, on Thursday the twenty-first day of June, in the twenty-ninth year of the reign of the lord the king within written, the within-named Charles Long was required the first time, and did not appear: and at my county court held at Oxford aforesaid, on Thursday the twenty-fourth day of July in the year aforesaid, the said Charles Long was required the second time, and did not ap. pear: and at my county court held at Oxford aforesaid, on Thursday the twenty-first day of August in the year aforesaid, the said Charles Long was required the third time, and did not appear: and at my county court held at Oxford aforesaid, on Thursday the eighteenth day of September in the year aforesaid, the said Charles Long was required the fourth time, and did not appear : and at my county court held at Oxford aforesaid, on Thursday the sixteenth day of October in the year aforesaid, the said Charles Long was required the fifth time, and did net appear: therefore the said Charles Long, by the judgment of the coroners of the said lord the king, of the county aforesaid, according to the law and custom of the king, dom of England, is outlawed.

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« <S>4E£>lB<l5<flJ the second, by the grace of God of Great "„ Wr'it J' *• Britain, France, and Ireland king, defender of the faith, and « prt;da"so forth; to the sheriff of Oxfordshire, greeting, dtthtreaa "mtim. "by our writ we have lately commanded you that you should "cause Charles Long, late of Burford, gentleman, to be re"quired from county court to county court, until according to *' the law and custom of our realm of England he Ihould be "outlawed, if he did not appear: and if he did appear, then «* that you should take him and cause him to be safely kept, so "that you might have his body before our justices at Westmin"ster, on the morrow of All Souls, to answer to William Bur*« ton, gentleman, of a plea, that he render to him two hum"dred pounds, which he owes him and unjustly detains, as he "faith: therefore we command you, by virtue of the statute "in the thirty-first year of the lady Elizabeth late queen of "England made and provided, that you cause the said Charlet "Long to be proclaimed upon three several days according to "the form of that statute; (whereof one proclamation shall be "made at or near the most usual door of the church of the pa"rish wherein he inhabits) that" he render himself unto you; "so that you may have his body before our justices at Westmin«* ster at the day aforesaid to answer the said William Burton «' of the plea aforesaid. And have you there then this writ. '« CaitncsS sir John Willes, knight, at Westminster, the "eighteenth day of June, in the twenty-eighth year of our ** reign.

"By virtue of this writ to me directed, at my county court "Sheriff's «« held at Oxford, in the county of Oxford, on Thurday the twen- „ pTM,/^ "ty-sixth day of June, in the twenty-ninth year of the reign of « man fed. •* the lord the king within written, I caused to be proclaimed «« the first time; and at the general quarter sessions of the peace, "held at Oxford aforesaid, on Tuesday the fifteenth day of July *t in the year aforesaid, I caused to be proclaimed the second •' time; and at the most usual door of the church of Burford «• within written, on Sunday the third day of August in the year «.' aforesaid, immediately after divine service, one month at the *f least before the within-named Charles Long was required the

« fifth

N°IIL "fifth time, I caused to be proclaimed the third time, that the "said Charles Long should render himself onto me, as within is "is commanded me.

«C*pitsut- ,i (5(g2)iR(|5© the second, by the grace of God of Great * ""' "Britain, France, and Ireland king, defender of the faith, and "so forth; to the lheriff of Berkshire, greeting. Cte cont*' mahd you, that you omit not by reason of any liberty of your "county, but that you take Charles Long, late of Burford in "the county of Oxford, gentleman, (being outlawed in the "said county of Oxford, on Thursday the sixteenth day os «.* October last past, at the suit of William Burton, gentleman, ** of a plea of debt, as the sheriff of Oxfordshire aforesaid re"turned to our justices at Westminster on the morrow of All "Souls then next ensuing) if the said Charles Long may be "sound in your bailiwick; and him safely keep, so that you "may have his body before our justices at Westminster from the "day of faint Martin in fifteen days to do and receive what our "court shall consider concerning him in this behalf. COitncss *' sir John Willes, knight, at Westminster, the sixth day of No. "vember in the twenty-ninth year of our reign.

« Sheriff's "By virtue of this writ to me directed, I have taken the body *« return; « 0f tne within-named Charles Long; which I have ready at the "fus. "day and place within contained, according as by this writ it is "commanded me.

«• § 3. • still of Middlesex, and Latitat thtrtupon in the Court *f "King's Bench.

"Bi» of « Middlesex, 7 "Che j&hcriff is commanded that he take

«« scxfor" "t0 wit-" » "CharlesLong'latcof Barford in tne county * trespass j " of Oxford, if he may be found in his bailiwick, and him safely V* keep, so that he may have his body before the lord the king N* III.

* Note, that § 3, and 4, are the usual method of process, to compel an appearance in the courts of ting's bench, and extbujucr; in which the practice of those courts does principally differ from that of the court of ccmmon flat; the subsequent stages of proceedings being nearly alike io them all.

4. • «« keep,

"at Westminster, on Wednesday next aster fifteen days of Easter, "■■'"» -f

"to answer William Burton, gentleman, of a plea of trespass 5

"[an$ also to a bill of the said William against the aforesaid "ac 'n'f»

*' Charles, for two hundred pounds of debt, acording to the

"custom of the court of the said lord the king, before the king

"himself to be exhibited;] and that he have there then this

"precept.

"The within-named Charles Long is not, sound in my baili- "Sheriff!* "wick. '!!retum.i

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"(PdBflDlfKP© the second, by the grace of God of Great "Britain, France, and Ireland king, defender of the faith, and "so forth; to the sheriff of Berkshire, greeting. KlhereaB "we lately commanded our sheriff of Middlesex that he should "uke Charles Long, late of Burford in the county of Oxford, "if he might be found in his bailiwick, and him safely keep, "so that he might be before us at Westminster, at a certain day ♦' now past, to answer unto William Burton, gentleman, of a "plea of trespass; [anD also to a bill of the said William "At aim. f against the aforesaid Charles, for two hundred pounds of "debt, according to the custom of our court, before us to be "exhibited;] and our said sheriff of Middlesex at that day're"turned to us that the aforesaid Charles was not found in his «' bailiwick; whereupon on the behalf of the aforesaid William "in our court before us it is sufficiently attested, that the afore"said Charles lurks and runs about in your county: therefore "we command you, that you take him, if he may be found in "your bailiwick, and him safely keep, so that you may have his "body before us at Westminster on Tuesday next after five weeks "of Easter, to answer to the aforesaid William of the plea [and "bill] aforesaid; and have you there then this writ. uUitncsa "sir Dudley Ryder, knight, at Westminster, the eighteenth day "of April, in the twenty-eighth year os our reign.

"By virtue of this writ to me directed, I have taken the body "Sheriff's. «« of the within-named Charles Long; which I have ready at the rrturn'

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