Writ of mainprize

WRIT OF MAINPRIZE, English law. A writ directed to the sheriff (either generally, when any man is imprisoned for a bailable offence, and bail has been refused; or specially, when the offence or cause of commitment is not properly bailable below) commanding him to take sureties for the prisoner's appearance, commonly called mainpernors, and to set him at large. 3 B]. Com. 128. Vide Mainprize.

Writ of conspiracy
Writ of consultation
Writ of covenants
Writ of debt
Writ of deceit
writ of detinue
Writ of dower
Writ of ejectment
writ of election
Writ of entry
writ of error
writ of execution
Writ of exigi facias
Writ of formedon
writ of habeas corpus
Writ of inquiry
-- Writ of mainprize --
writ of mandamus
Writ of mesne
Writ of possession
Writ of praecipe
Writ of prevention
Writ of privilege
Writ of process
Writ of proclamation
writ of prohibition
Writ of protection
Writ of quare impedit
Writ of rationabili parte bonorum
Writ of recaption
Writ of replevin
Writ of restitution
writ of right
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