sending four knights to an enfeebled man to hear his statement, will be this.>
Writ of the same kind: whether he is compos mentis.
 The king to the sheriff, greeting. Send four lawful knights of your county to A. at  N. who is ill, as it is said, to see in what condition he is and whether he is competent  or not and to inquire of him whether he has given lands during his illness,  and to whom, and make that inquest known to us or our justices on such a day  under your seal etc. When it is established by the inquest that he of whom  complaint is made has committed a fraud, let him be summoned to answer by this  writ.
Writ to summon the tenant.
 The king to the sheriff, greeting. [Though] we well recall that at the instance of  A. the heir of B. we sent you and four knights to the aforesaid B. to see his condition  and whether he was competent or not, and also to hear whether he had  granted lands during his sickness and incompetence, and to whom, and you  together with the aforesaid knights wrote to us that you had found him ill and  incompetent and that before you and the aforesaid knights and many others  then and there present he stated that he had never given any lands to such a  one of N. nor made him any charter of gift, since the aforesaid A., heir of the same B.  still complains to us that the aforesaid person, such a one, who for a long time had  the seal of B. his father (or had stolen it during the infirmity and incompetence  of the same B. as it is said) has put himself into the land of the said B. at such  a place, by himself and on his own authority, without the same B. or his bailiff,  and made himself charters of the aforesaid lands [with] the aforesaid seal, which  he has in his possession, to the disherison of the same A., and because no one ought  to benefit from his own fraud nor do we wish1 to maintain, as we ought not, that  anyone be wrongfully disinherited, we order you, if the aforesaid A. makes you secure  etc., to summon by good summoners such a one that he be etc. to show by what  warrant he put himself into the aforesaid lands. Also summon by good summoners  etc. twelve, knights as well as others etc., to recognize etc. whether the aforesaid B.  gave2 that land to him and made him his charter thereof or not, and if he gave  him those lands and made him his charter in what condition he then was, that is,  whether compos mentis and of good memory when he made that gift or not, and  also by whom the aforesaid person was put into seisin. And have there etc.