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In New Hampshire, where pleadings had always been simple, clear, and direct, the lawyers introduced more sophistication and complexity during the years 1692 to 1700; the action of ejectment, the writs of scire facias and supersedeas, the action of trespass de bonis asportatis, entered New Hampshire as immigrants at this time.55 Students of Massachusetts law on the eve of the Revolution have declared it to be quite conservative, at least by earlier standards.
Fleta says, 'Si quis conviclus fuerit de bonis viri robbatis vel asportatis ad sectam regis judicium capitale subibit.'
Fleta says, "si quis convictus fuerit de bonis viri robbatis vel asportatis ad sectam regis judicium capitale subibit.