An action for goods taken by force; a species of mixed action, which lay for a party whose goods or movables (bona) had been taken from him by force, (vt,) to recover the things so taken, together with a penalty of triple the value. Inst 4, 2; Id. 4, 6. 19. Bracton describes it as lying de rebus mobilibus vi ablatis sive robbatis, (for movable things taken away by force, or robbed.) Bract, fol. 1036.
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