recovered, as [in the roll] of the eyre of William of Ralegh in the county of Bedford  [the case] of one Emma Bonastre.1 And what if the warrantor has nothing? Let the  farmer then wait until the dower is liberated, [When it is, the dower must revert to  the farmer to hold until his term [is completed], and then first revert to the heir, by  the judgment, though it is generally true that dower ought always to revert to the  heir, who2 [is] the warrantor of the dower, or to him who stands in the place of the  heir3 because4 he has the two parts as his escheat, but sometimes by judgment it  ought to revert to another though he is not the warrantor, by judgment, as here,  because of the failure of the warrantor, who cannot give escambium for the term or  the feoffment and the like,5 of which reversion let mention6 always be made in  the judgment and in the enrolment.] because a woman ought not to remain unendowed.7  And that she ought not to remain unendowed though the warrantor has  nothing whence he may give escambium to the tenant, whether she was specifically  endowed or not, may be found [in the roll of the last eyre of Martin of Pateshull]  in the county of Lincoln, [the case] of Alice the widow who claimed dower against  Thomas of Sancto Licio.8
If the dower sought, as to which an inquest is to be made, lies within two counties.
 When there is doubt as to the constitution of dower, and the land from which it is  claimed lies in two counties, when an inquest ought to be held, let eight knights be  taken from one county and eight from the other and let the inquest proceed by them.  [If] the jurors, when asked, [know] nothing at all, they prove [nothing at all]9 for the  woman, [who] will take nothing, and so if they are doubtful, she having, so to speak,  proved nothing.
Of giving the woman seisin where no objection can be raised against her claim.
 When there is no exception which may be raised against the woman claiming dower,  and it can in no way be denied that she was endowed as she says, let seisin be given  her by this writ: The king to the sheriff, greeting. Know that A. who was the wife of  B. recovered in our court before etc. by judgment of our same court (or by the  default of such a one) her seisin of so much land with the appurtenances in such a  vill against C, as her dower. Therefore we order you to cause her to have full seisin  of the aforesaid land with the appurtenances without delay. Witness etc.10[Similarly,  cause her to have so many marks, which were awarded her in our same court  for her damages for the wrongful detention which the aforesaid C. committed in  connexion with her dower aforesaid, or in another way: and from the lands and  chattels of the aforesaid C.11 cause so much money to be levied and given to her  without delay [for the damages she sustained] etc. (as above),