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No III, 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 Easter in five 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 whereupon you have returned to our justices at Westminster, that the said Charles hath nothing in your bailiwick, whereby he may be diftreined. And have you there then this writ. Witness fir John Willes, knight, at WeAminster, the fixteenth day of April, in the twenty-eighth year of our reign.

Sheriff's return.

The within-named Charles Long is not found in my bailiwick,

Non eft inventus. Teftatum capias.

6EDB6E 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. We command you, that you take Charles Long, late of Burford, gentleman, if he may be found in your bailiwick, and him fafely keep, so that you may have his body before oựr 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 whereupon our sheriff of Oxfordshire hath made a return to our justices at Westminster, at a certain day now paft, that the aforesaid Charles is not found in his bailiwick; and thereupon it is teftified in our said court, that the aforesaid Charles lurks, wanders, and runs about in your county." And have you there then this writ. Witness fir John Willes, knight, at Westminster, the seventh day of May, in the twenty-eighth year of ourʻreign,

Sheriff's return.' Cepi corpus.

By virtue of this writ to me directed, I have taken the body of the within-named Charles Long; which I have ready at the day and place within contained, according as by this writ it is com. manded me...

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“ E DRG E the second, by the grace of God of Great No * Britain, France, and Ireland king, defender of the faith, and so o forth; to the sheriff of Oxfordshire, greeting. We command pias. “ 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 of 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. witness fir John Willes, knight, ac “ Westminster, the seventh day of May, in the twenty-eighth " year of our reign.

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Pluries “ EORGG the second, by the grace of God of Great « cafias. “ Britain, France, and Ireland king, defender of the faith, and “ fo forth ; to the sheriff of Oxfordshire, greeting. We com“ mand you, as we have more than once commanded you, that " you take Charles Long, late of Burford, gentleman, if he " may be found in your bailiwick, and him fafely keep, so that you may have his body before our justices at Welminster, “ 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. “ Witness fir 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.

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No 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 Eng. “ land 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 whereupon you have returned to our justices at Weft. “ minster, 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. Citness fir John Willes, knight, at Westminster, “ the eighteenth day of June, in the twenty-eighth year of our “ reign.

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' return. " held at Oxford, in the county of Oxford, on Thursday the " Primo twenty-first day of June, in the twenty-ninth year of the exa&tus, reign of the lord the king within written, the within-named

“ Charles Long was required the first time, and did not appear: « Secundo " and at my county court held at Oxford aforesaid, on Thursday “ cxatus.

" the twenty-fourth day of July in the year aforesaid, the faid

“ Charles Long was required the second time, and did not ap66 Tertio “ pear: and at my courty 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 « Quarto “ appear: and at my county court held at Oxford aforesaid, "' exactus. « on Thursday the eighteenth day of September in the year

“ aforesaid, the said Charles Long was required the fourth time, " Quinto « and did not appear : and at my county court held at Oxford exatius, « aforesaid, on Thursday the sixteenth day of O&tober in the

“ year aforesaid, the said Charles Long was required the fifth << Ideo utia. « time, and did not appear : therefore the said Charles Long, by gaius, " 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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N° III. “ GEDRGE the second, by the grace of God of Great

« Writ of € Britain, France, and Ireland king, defender of the faith, and « procla« so forth; to the sheriff of Oxfordshire, greeting. whereas «mation. 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 should 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“ fter, on the morrow of All Souls, to answer to William Bur“ ton, gentleman, of a plea, that he render to him two hun. “ dred pounds, which he owes him and unjustly detains, as he “ faith: Cherefore we command you, by virtue of the statute « in the thirty-first year of the lady Elizabeth late queen of "s England made and provided, that you cause the said Charles “ 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“ rith wherein he inhabits) that he render himself unto yoa; « so that you may have his body before our justices at Westmin

Ater at the day aforesaid to answer the said William Burton “ of the plea aforesaid. And have you there then this writ. “ Witness fir John Willes, knight, at Westminster, the “ eighteenth day of June, in the twenty-eighth year of our " reign.

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" Prorla. “ ty-sixth day of June, in the twenty-ninth year of the reign of « mari feci. “ 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 « 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 of least before the within-named Charles Long was required the

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No III. “ fifth time, I caused to be proclaimed the third time, that the

« said Charles Long should render himself unto me, as within it « is commanded me.

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Capias ut. "GEORGE 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. We com“ mand 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 of « 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 « found in your bailiwick; and him safely keep, so that you “ may have his body before our jaftices at Weftminfter from the “ day of faint Martin in fifteen days to do and receive what our “ court shall consider concerning him in this behalf. Witness “ fir John Willes, knight, at Westminster, the fixth day of No. “ vember in the twenty-ninth year of our reign.

« Sheriff's “ By virtue of this writ to me dire&ted, I have taken the body "' return; « of the within-named Charles Long; which I have ready at the “ Cepi cor.

“ day and place within contained, according as by this writ it is «6 commanded me.

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“ Bill of « Middlesex, “ The Sheri& is commanded that he take

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* Note, that $ 3, and 4, are the usual method of process, to compel an aps pearance in the courts of king's bencb, and exibequer; in which the practice of those courts does principally differ from that of the court of common pleas; the fubfequent stages of proceedings being nearly alike in them all.

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