If it remained without day because of the lord king's service, then thus: So that the  plea then be in the same state in which it was when it remained without day because  the aforesaid set out to parts beyond the sea (or elsewhere) in our service by our  order, from which he has returned, as is said.
If because of a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
 If he has gone to the Holy Land, then thus: So that the plea then be in the same state  in which it was when it remained without day because the aforesaid set out to the  Holy Land, from which he has returned, as is said; or [set out in] a general passage  of crusaders to the Holy Land, from which he has now returned, as is said.
[the plea was sent] to court christian for some reason, as in a plea of dower.  And so if a plea of dower remains without day in the king's court because of an enquiry  transmitted to court christian, then thus. Summon A. by good summoners to  be present to answer B., the woman, as to why he does not render her the dower which  falls to her from the free tenement which belonged to such a one, her husband etc.,  so that the plea then be there in the same state in which it was when it remained without  day because the aforesaid A. objected against the said B. that she ought not to  have dower therefrom since she was never married (or in another way, joined in lawful  matrimony) to such man, so that the pleas was transmitted to court christian.1  And so as to other matters, where the enquiry is to be made in the secular forum,  since the aforesaid A. objected against the same B. that she ought not to have dower  therefrom since her husband, through whom she claimed dower, was alive, as to  which the aforesaid B. has produced sufficient suit before our said justices that he is  dead.2
If he is in the lord king's service beyond seas, with regard to an advowson.
 If there is a plea touching the advowson of a church [by writ of right] and it has remained  without day because of the service of the lord king, let the resummons be  made as above. If by an assise of darrein presentment, then thus: To hear the record  and his judgment with respect to the assise of darrein presentment which was summoned  before our same justices etc. between A. the demandant and B. the deforciant,  so that the assise then be there in the same state in which it was when it remained
1. Reading: eo quod praedictus A . . . copulata (from lines 26-28) ita quod . . . christianitatis (from lines 25-26)
2. Et sic . . . seculari (from line 23) eo quod praedictus A . . . mortuus est (from lines 19-23)