Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A writ of warranty of charter.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Writ of warranty of charter. A writ which lay for him who was enfcoffed, with clause of warranty, [in the charter of feoffment,] and was afterwards impleaded in an assise or other action, in which he could not vouch or call to warranty; in which case he might have this writ against the feoffor or his heir, to compel him to warrant the land unto him. Reg. Orig. 157b; Fitzh. Nat. Brev. 134, D. Abolished by St. 3 & 4 Wm. IV. c. 27.