- Plural form of præmiss
- 1471–1476: H. Northumberland, To my trusty and welbeloved Cossin, Sir William Plompton, knight, letter XX in the reign of Edward IV, “Sir Edward Plumpton’s Book of Letters”; reprinted in:
- 1839: Thomas Stapleton, Esq. F.S.A. [ed.], Plumpton Correspondence: A Series of Letters, Chiefly Domestick, Written in the Reigns of Edward IV, Richard III, Henry VII, and Henry VIII, page 27 (John Bowyer Nichols and Son, Parliament Street)
- Cosin, as ye love mee, that ye wil endevor yourselfe for the performance of the præmisses, wherin you shal deserve great thank of God, and to mee right great pleasure.