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 ...

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J. Major and R. Jennings, 1829 - Constitutional history - 612 pages
 

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Page 115 - ... relief — that is to say, the heir or heirs of an earl, for...
Page 49 - So help me God I will keep all these articles inviolate, as I am a man, as I am a Christian, as I am a knight, and as I am a king crowned and anointed.
Page 27 - Roman church, and to our lord pope Innocent and to 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...
Page 137 - It shall not be lawful from henceforth to any to give his lands to any religious house, and to take the same land again to hold of the same house. Nor shall it be lawful to any house of religion to take the lands of any, and to lease the same to him of whom...
Page 121 - No free-man shall be seized, or imprisoned, or dispossessed, or outlawed, or in any way destroyed ; nor will we condemn him...
Page 142 - ... 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 71 - John, by the grace of God, king of England, lord of Ireland, duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, and count of Anjou...
Page 71 - Bailiffs, and his faithful subjects, greeting. Know ye, that we, in the presence of God, and for the salvation of our soul, and the souls of...
Page 128 - ... 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 assign them; and if we...
Page 77 - ... 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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