de contumace capiendo definition

  • noun:
    • In English legislation, a writ issuing from chancery, regarding advice of an ecclesiastical judge, to install a celebration to a proceeding into the latter court for contempt of the expert: an operation replaced by the work of 53 Geo. III., c. 127, the de excommunicato capiendo.
    • In English law, a writ providing away from chancery, regarding recommendation of an ecclesiastical judge, to install an event to a proceeding into the second court for contempt of their authority: an operation substituted because of the work of 53 Geo. III., c. 127, for the de excommunicato capiendo.
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