An Historical Essay on the Magna Charta of King John: To which are Added, the Great Charter in Latin and English; the Charters of Liberties and Confirmations, Granted by Henry III. and Edward I.; the Original Charter of the Forests; and Various Authentic Instruments Connected with Them: Explanatory Notes on Their Several Privileges; a Descriptive Account of the Principal Originals and Editions Extant, Both in Print and Manuscript; and Other Illustrations, Derived from the Most Interesting and Authentic Sources

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J. Major, 1829 - 612 pages
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Page 87 - We will remove from their bailiwicks the relations of Gerard de Athyes, so that, for the future, they shall have no bailiwick in England; Engelard de Cygony, Andrew, Peter, and...
Page 108 - ... or her inheritance, which her husband and she held at the day of his death ; and she may remain in the mansion house of her husband forty days after his death, within which time her dower shall be assigned.
Page 56 - And if any one shall die indebted to the Jews, his wife shall have her dower and pay nothing of that debt...
Page 123 - If we have disseised or dispossessed any Welshmen of their lands, or liberties, or other things, without a legal verdict of their peers, in England or in Wales, they shall be immediately restored to them; and if any dispute shall arise upon this head, then let it be determined in the Marches by the verdict of their peers: for a tenement of England, according to the law of England; for a tenement of Wales, according to the law of Wales; for a tenement of the Marches, according to the law of the Marches....
Page 152 - To none will we sell, to none will we deny, to none will we delay right or justice.
Page 69 - ... land shall be committed to two lawful and discreet men of that fee, who shall answer for the issues to us, or to him to whom we shall...
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Page 135 - ... while the principal debtor is able to pay the debt ; and if the principal debtor fail in payment of the debt, not having wherewith to discharge it, the sureties shall answer for the debt; and if they be willing, they shall have the lands and rents of the debtor, until satisfaction...
Page 83 - No free-man shall be seized, or imprisoned, or dispossessed, or outlawed, or in any way destroyed; nor will we condemn him...
Page 19 - III and his catholic successors, the whole kingdom of England and the whole kingdom of Ireland with all their rights and appurtenances for the remission of our sins and the sins of our whole family, both the living and the dead. And now, receiving back these kingdoms from God and the Roman Church...

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