Causa Matrimonii Praelocuti Law and Legal Definition

Causa matrimonii praelocuti is also termed as entry for marriage in speech. Causa matrimonii praelocuti is an obsolete writ. This writ of entry is available to a woman who had given land to a suitor who refused to marry her within a reasonable time upon her request. Usually, the land was given to a man in fee simple, or for a less estate.