praecipe in capite


praecipe in capite
A writ of right which lay when one of the king's immediate tenants in capite was deforced. See 3 Bl Comm 195.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • praecipe in capite — inˈkapəˌtē noun Etymology: New Latin : a writ of right issuing from a Chancery Court in aid of a disseized tenant of land in chief holding immediately of the crown compare praecipe 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • non intromittendo, quando breve praecipe in capite subdole impetratur — /non intramatendow, kwondow briyviy presapiy in kaepatiy sabdaliy impatreytar/ In old English law, a writ addressed to the justices of the bench, or in eyre, commanding them not to give one, who, under color of entitling the king to land, etc.,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • non intromittendo, quando breve praecipe in capite subdole impetratur — /non intramatendow, kwondow briyviy presapiy in kaepatiy sabdaliy impatreytar/ In old English law, a writ addressed to the justices of the bench, or in eyre, commanding them not to give one, who, under color of entitling the king to land, etc.,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • praecipe quia dominos remisit curiam — A writ because the lord has waived his court. A writ of right thus called was formerly used for the same purpose as the later praecipe in capite to oust the lord of his jurisdiction by suing out this writ in the king s court, instead of by writ… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • List of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament to 1601 — This is a list of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament during that body s existence prior to the Act of Union of 1707. For legislation passed after 1707 see List of Acts of Parliament of the United Kingdom Parliament.The numbers after the …   Wikipedia

  • tenant — In the broadest sense, one who holds or possesses lands or tenements by any kind of right or title, whether in fee, for life, for years, at will, or otherwise. In a more restricted sense, one who holds lands of another; one who has the temporary… …   Black's law dictionary


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