who has the wardship of an inheritance, with or without the heir, and commits  waste or destruction; he restores damages and loses the custody.]12 let him at once  have recourse to the aid of a superior, whether there is one heir or several parceners  having one right, no one of whom may bring the assise without the others. If all are  not named in the writ it falls because of the absence of one only, nor when he is not  named will he be summoned to sue with his parceners, as may be seen below in certain  cases.3 A writ having been impetrated, the duty of the sheriff may adequately be  ascertained from what is done in the other assises.4 The form of the writ will be this:
The writ of the assise of mortdancestor.
 5The king to the sheriff, greeting. If such a one has made you secure as to the prosecution  of his claim, then summon by good summoners twelve free and lawful men of  the neighbourhood of such a vill to be before our justices at their first session, when  they come into those parts, ready to recognize on oath if such a one, the father (or  mother, uncle or aunt, brother or sister) of such a one was seised in his (or  her) demesne as of fee of so much land (or so much rent) with the appurtenances  in such a vill on the day he (or she) died, and if he (or she) died after the last return  of king John our father from Ireland into England,6 and if the aforesaid, such a one,  is his (or her) nearer heir. And in the meantime let them view that land (or the  tenement whence that rent issues) and cause their names to be written down. And  summon by good summoners such a one who holds that land (or deforces him of  that rent) to be there at that time to hear that recognition. And have there the  summoners and this writ. Witness etc.
Another writ: of one who is within age.
 7The king to the sheriff, greeting. Summon by good summoners twelve free and  lawful men of the neighbourhood of such a vill to be before our justices at their first  session when they come into those parts, ready to recognize on oath if such a one, the  father (or mother, uncle or aunt, brother or sister) of such a one was seised in  his (or her) demesne as of fee of so much land with the appurtenances in such a vill  [etc.] and if he, such a one, is his (or her) nearer heir. And in the meantime let them  view that land, and cause their names to be written down. And summon by good  summoners such a one who holds that land to be there at that time to hear that  recognition. And have there the summoners