take (v.) 12
swear, take an oath
KJ I.i.110 [Robert Faulconbridge to King John, of his father and Bastard] he ... took it on his death / That this, my mother's son, was none of his
R2 V.iii.11 [King Henry to all, of his son and his companions] he ... / Takes on the point of honour to support / So dissolute a crew