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- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
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Then the earle desired that he might put in mainprise, which was granted: and so the earle of Kent, sir Rafe Ferrers, sir Iohn Roch, & sir Iohn Draiton knights, mainprised the said earle bodie for bodie.
[Sidenote: The lord Morlie mainprised.] the lords Willoughbie,