A writ to the effect that he be committed to the security of twelve men.
 The king to the sheriff, greeting. If twelve free and law-abiding men of your county  have undertaken before you to have B. before us or our justices on such a day  to stand trial with respect to the appeal which A. in our said court etc. is bringing  against him for the death of C., his uncle (or of some other, such a one) then cause  that appeal to come before us or our justices etc. on the aforesaid day. And tell  the aforesaid A. to be then present there before etc. to prosecute his appeal against  the said B. if he so wishes. And have there the names of the aforesaid twelve  pledges1 and this writ. Witness etc. If, as said above, the appeal is in the county  court, let another writ for summoning the appeal before the king issue in this form:
Writ for summoning an appeal before the king.
 The king to the sheriff, greeting. We order you to cause the appeal for the death  of C., of which A. appeals B. and for which B. was attached in your county court,  to come before etc. on such a day as he was attached to come before our justices  at the first session when they come into those parts. And have etc. Witness etc.  If the appeal has been made directly before the king or his justices of the bench,  let a writ for attaching the person appealed as principal then issue in this form:
The writ where an appeal has been made directly before the king.
 The king to the sheriff, greeting. If A. has made you secure with respect to  prosecuting his claim, then put B. and C. by gage and safe pledges to be before etc.  on such a day to answer the said A. regarding the death of D., his father (or  another) whereof he appeals them (or of breach of the peace and wounding or  the other felonies mentioned above). And have there the names of the pledges  and this writ. On that day those attached may essoin themselves, unless homicide  or some other major crime is involved. If they have neither come nor essoined  themselves and the sheriff has sent the writ and the names of the pledges, the  appellor being prepared to proceed, then let them be attached by better pledges.  And finally, that he have their bodies. And let the order of attachments be  observed, [as below [in the portion] on [defaults in] personal actions,]2 unless the  justices think otherwise, because of the nature of the offence. If [the appellees] then  go into hiding, let them be exacted as above, and all their pledges amerced. If the  pledges produce the appellees on their appointed day they will be discharged of the  bail [unless they volunteer to remain responsible for them] if they are bound to  nothing more than to produce them,3 [and] not that they answer or make their  defence,4 though it would be otherwise if they were pledges for