Writ of Monstraverunt Law and Legal Definition

Writ of monstraverunt is a writ which lay for a tenant who was distrained for his default in the performance of duties or the rendition of services which were not incumbent upon him. Writ of monstraverunt is an old common-law writ. [Loring v. Downer, 15 F. Cas. 895, 898 (C.C.N.D. Cal. 1858)].