there the summoners and this writ. Witness etc. On which day C. may well essoin  himself if he wishes; if he neither comes nor essoins himself, let the land be taken into  the hand of the lord king at once by the little cape, and let him be summoned to be  present to hear his judgment.1 Whether he then appears or not, A. will recover her  dower without any further delay, because the tenant can advance no further exception  by which judgment may be delayed, for nothing follows except judgment,  whether it finds for the demandant or the tenant, as is proved [in the roll] of  Michaelmas term in the fifteenth and the beginning of the sixteenth years of king  Henry in the county of Southampton, [the case] of a certain Alditha.2 If the inquest  finds for the woman, let seisin be given her by this writ.
Writ for giving seisin to the woman when the inquest has found for her.
 The king to the sheriff, greeting. Know that A. who was the wife of B. in our court  before our justices etc. by judgment of our same court has recovered her seisin  against C. of so much land with the appurtenances in such a vill as her dower.  Therefore we order you that without delay you cause the same A. to have full seisin  of the aforesaid land with the appurtenances in the name of dower. Witness etc.  If husband and wife ought to be named, the husband to whom she has since been  married, then thus: Know that A. of N. and B. his wife etc. (as above) of so much  land with the appurtenances in such a vill as the dower of the same B. Therefore  we order you to cause the same A. and B. to have full seisin of the aforesaid land with  the appurtenances in the name of the dower of the said B. 3If the [tenant] summoned  neither comes on his day nor essoins himself, let the land then be taken into  the hand of the lord king by default by the little cape, and let him be summoned to  be present on another day to hear his judgment, as above.4 If he does not come on  that day the woman will recover her seisin by default, and let seisin be given her by  this writ.
If the person summoned neither comes nor essoins himself.
 The king to the sheriff, greeting. Know that A. who was the wife of B. in our court  etc. recovered her seisin of so much land with the appurtenances in N. as her dower  against C. of N. by the default of the same C. Therefore we order you to cause the  same A. etc. (as above). If her dower has been acknowledged to her without plea,  by leave [of the justices], then thus, Know that when A. in our court etc. claimed  against C. so much land with the appurtenances in N. as her dower the same C. came  into our same court and acknowledged and granted to the same A. the whole of the  aforesaid land with the appurtenances as the dower of the same A. Therefore we  order you etc. (as above).
[the marriage] has been proved in court christian and when the woman is returning to the court [the tenant] dies.