meaning of ARRESTO FACTO SUPER BONIS MERCATORUM ALIENIGENORUM

ARRESTO FACTO SUPER BONIS MERCATORUM ALIENIGENORUM meaning in Law Dictionary

In old English law. A writ from the items of aliens discovered within this kingdom, in recompense of products extracted from a denizen in a foreign country, after denial of restitution. Reg. Orig. 129. The ancient civilians called it "clarigatio," but by the moderns it is called "reprisalia."