writ of right patent

Definition of writ of right patent

: a writ of right directed to the sheriff and used in behalf of a person claiming to hold land by free tenure of a mesne lord

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“Writ of right patent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/writ%20of%20right%20patent. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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