Praemunire
Praemunire Pr[ae]m`u*ni"re, v. t. 1. To subject to the penalties of pr[ae]munire. [Obs.] --T. Ward. [1913 Webster]

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  • Praemunire — (an error, from Latin præmonere, to pre admonish or forewarn), was an offence in English law that took its name from the introductory words of the writ of summons issued to the defendant to answer the charge, Præmunire facias A.B., c., i.e. cause …   Wikipedia

  • PRAEMUNIRE — apud Forenses Anglos, pro praemonere, submonere est, citare, in ius vocare, unde celebris illius Brevis Regii nomen manavit, Praemunire facias, de quo vide Cardu Fresne Glossar …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • praemunire — [prē΄myo͞o nī′rē] n. [short for ML praemunire (facias), (see to it) that you warn, used for L praemonere, to forewarn < prae , before (see PRE ) + monere, to warn (see MONITOR)] Eng. Law Historical 1. any of the writs charging a person with… …   English World dictionary

  • Praemunire — Pr[ae]m u*ni re, n. [Corrupted from L. praemonere to forewarn, cite. See {Admonish}.] (Eng. Law) (a) The offense of introducing foreign authority into England, the penalties for which were originally intended to depress the civil power of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Praemunire — (lat.), altes englisches Statut von 1392, welches jeden Eingriff in die Vorrechte der Krone mit den schwersten Strafen bedroht …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • praemunire — /pree myooh nuy ree/, n. Eng. Law. 1. a writ charging the offense of resorting to a foreign court or authority, as that of the pope, and thus calling in question the supremacy of the English crown. 2. the offense. 3. the penalty of forfeiture,… …   Universalium

  • praemunire — noun Etymology: Middle English praemunire facias, from Medieval Latin, that you cause to warn; from prominent words in the writ Date: 1529 an offense against the English Crown punishable chiefly by forfeiture and originally committed by asserting …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • praemunire — noun The offence, in English law, of appealing to or obeying a foreign court or authority, especially a papal court or authority. The law of praemunire dates from another century. No one who is alive now quite knows what it means …   Wiktionary

  • praemunire — prae•mu•ni•re [[t]ˌpri myuˈnaɪ ri[/t]] law n. law the offense of appealing to the authority of a foreign court, esp. that of the pope, and thus questioning the supremacy of the English crown • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME, short for ML… …   From formal English to slang

  • praemunire — /primjəˈnaɪəri/ (say preemyuh nuyuhree) noun British Law 1. a writ charging the offence of resorting to a foreign court or authority, as that of the pope, and thus calling in question the supremacy of the English Crown. 2. the offence. 3. the… …   Australian English dictionary

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