Definition of EXCOMMUNICATIO CAPIENDO, WRIT OF


EXCOMMUNICATIO CAPIENDO, WRIT OF

Eng. eccl. law. A writ issuing out of
chancery, founded on a hishops certificate that the defendant had been
excommunicated, which writ is returnable in the kings bench. F. N. B. 62,
64, 65 Bac. Ab. Excommunication, E. See Statutes 3 Ed. I. c. 15, 9 Ed. II.
c. 12, 2 & 3 Ed. VI. c. 13, 5 & 6 Ed. VI c. 4, 5 Eliz. c. 23, 1 H. V. c. 5,
also Cro. Eliz. 224, 6,80, Cro. Car. 421, Cro. Jac. 567, 1 Vent. 146, 1
Salk. 293, 294, 295.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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