baroness defaults on the day given, let the pledges be summoned to appear on  another day to hear their judgment as to why they did not have him as they had  pledged themselves to do.> 1 In returning an essoin, no one is allowed to receive the  day of another, especially that of a demandant, in his absence or that of his attorney  or essoiner, because of the inconvenience that could follow, because if it is  done in their absence, and the tenant's essoiner, before the day given on the essoin  of difficulty in coming, should withdraw from court,2 [and] the demandant should  offer himself in court and claim judgment on the default, the day accepted by him  who had no interest would be taken as not accepted. If both essoiners, the demandant's  as well as the tenant's withdraw, not much notice need then be taken  of the default, since both are in the same case,3 nor is there anything, so to speak,  that jew may blame on jew. 4When one has thus been essoined of difficulty in  coming and his essoiner swears or finds pledges for having him on the day given,  the essoiner ought to come and produce his lord to warrant the essoin he cast on his  behalf.
What it is to warrant an essoin by oath.
 To warrant is to swear that he was so detained by illness in coming to court that he  could not come, neither to gain or lose, and that he cast the essoin according to the  law of the land. If he does this he will warrant his essoin.5[If the principal lord does  not come on the day given him by his essoiner, nor the essoiner,6 he may excuse  himself, if he wishes, and his lord, by the essoin that he could not come nor have  his lord as he swore because of a supervening difficulty that came upon him on the  journey as he was coming to court.]7 But since, if an inquest were taken as to such  matters a long protraction of the plea could be caused, not much attention is to be  given to the warranting of the essoin, because it turns to the prejudice of no one  except the demandant, [and thus] to be overlooked. Suppose that a tenant appoints  an attorney after he has a day by his essoiner and before he has warranted  his essoin, and on the day warranty of the essoin is sought. Quaere who ought to  make the warranty? Not the attorney,8 as is evident, because