to take such an assise (or such an assise which such a one has arraigned etc. (as  above) or thus, to take the assise of novel disseisin which such a one has arraigned  etc. (as above). And similarly for the assise of mortdancestor which such a one  has arraigned etc. (as above). [Not only one but several assises may be comprised  in one judicial commission, as where1 there is one demandant or plaintiff and  several disseisins, or several disseisors, or several tenants, or one.] Therefore  we order you to have that assise (or those assises) at the date and place aforesaid  (or at the date and place which they shall make known to you) before our said  justices etc. Witness etc. If it is an assise of darrein presentment which is to be  taken before such justices the form is as follows: to recognize on their oath what  patron in time of peace presented the last parson etc. (in all respects according to  the form of the [preceding] writ). If it is an assise utrum, then thus, to take the  assise which has been summoned before you at our command between A., parson  of such a church, demandant, and B., a layman, the tenant, or conversely to  recognise whether so much land (or rent) with the appurtenances in such a vill  is free alms belonging to the church of the said A. or the lay fee of the said B. (or  conversely, whether so much land (or rent) with the appurtenances in such a  vill is the lay fee of the said B. or the free alms of the said A. If a single justice  is appointed, a justice of the bench or another, let a writ patent of commission then  issue to him in the following form.
[Writ] if a justice of the bench is appointed sole judge with power to assume others.  The king to his trusty and well-beloved such a one, greeting. Know that we have  appointed you our justice, together with others whom you think fit to associate  [with yourself] (or to be assumed) to take the assise of novel disseisin which A.  has arraigned before you by our order against B. and the others named in our  original writ with respect to his free tenement in such a vill. (Or thus: to take the  assise of mortdancestor or other [assise] according to the form of the writ).  Therefore we order you that at a time and place etc. (as above) to do etc., saving  etc. We have ordered etc. In witness whereof etc. And let a writ close on the same  matter issue to the sheriff, that he cause the assise to come before the justices, as  follows.
Writ close to the sheriff on the same matter.
 The king to the sheriff, greeting. Such a one has complained to us that such a one  etc. (and then the whole original [writ] word by word up to2 And that the said  tenement be in