and afterwards one for them all in common. The form of the special writ shall be  this:
Of the oath the justices shall swear when they have received the office of judge.
 1The oath shall be this. Each will swear, one after the other, that in the counties  into which they are to travel they will do right justice to the best of their ability  to rich and poor alike, and that they will observe the assise according to the articles  set out, to be expounded below,2 and that they will execute all that is right and  just in matters pertaining to the crown of the lord king. And after his oath let  each of them be instructed to promote, to the best of his ability, the advantage of  the lord king.
Writ close for one of the justices.
 3The king to his trusty and well-beloved N., greeting. Know that we have appointed  you our justice, together with our trusty and well-beloved A. B. [and] C.,  to travel through such a county N. (or such counties) for all assises and pleas,  those of our crown as well as others, as is more fully set forth in our writ of general  summons directed to you.4 Therefore we order you, urging you in the loyalty by  which you are bound to us, that you, together with your companions aforesaid,  faithfully and diligently apply yourself to the execution of these matters so that  we ought deservedly to commend both your loyalty and your diligence in this  matter. Witness etc. And let a writ in this same form issue for each of them  separately.
A writ patent for all the justices together, which shall be their warrant and be read publicly in the county.
 5The king to his trusty and well-beloved A. B. C. [and] D., greeting. Know that  we have appointed you our justices to travel throughout such a county for all  pleas and assises, both pleas of the crown and others, which have arisen since  our justices last travelled in that county, and also for those summoned and  adjourned and not completed before our justices at Westminster, or before our  justices who last travelled in that same county for all pleas, or for the taking of  assises of novel disseisin, mortdancestor and gaol deliveries only, so that all those  assises and pleas be before you in the same state in which they remained by our  command, or by our itinerant justices aforesaid or by our justices of the bench.  We have ordered our sheriff of the county of N. that at a time and place which you  shall make known to him he cause the summonses to be made and the attachments  to come before you, with the writs of the assises and pleas aforesaid. And so we  charge you, urging you in the loyalty by which you are bound to us, that to the  faithful execution of these matters etc. (as above).