meaning of BEAU-PLEADER

BEAU-PLEADER meaning in Law Dictionary

(to plead very.) In English legislation. An obsolete writ upon the statute of Marlbridge, (52 Hen. III. c. 11,) which enacts that neither in circuits for the justices, nor in counties, hundreds, or courts-baron, any fines will probably be taken for fairpleading, i. e., for maybe not pleading relatively or appropriately towards purpose; upon this statute, after that, this writ ended up being ordained, addressed into the sheriff, bailiff, or him which shall need these types of good, prohibiting him to demand it; an alias, plurics, and attachment adopted. Fitzh. Nat Brev. 596.