A History and Defence of Magna Charta: Containing a Copy of the Original Charter ... with an English Translation; ... with an Introductory Discourse, ... To which is Added, An Essay on Parliaments, ...

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J. Bell, (successor to Mr. Bathoe); S. Bladon; and C. Etherington, at York, 1769 - 284 pages
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Page xx - ... is used in armies in time of war, to proceed to the trial and condemnation of such offenders, and them to cause to be executed and put to death according to the law martial : VIII.
Page xx - Seal have issued forth by which certain persons have been assigned and appointed commissioners with power and authority to proceed within the land according to the justice of martial law...
Page xv - Statutum de tallagio non concedendo, that no tallage or aid shall be laid or levied by the King or his heirs in this realm, without the good will and assent of the Archbishops, Bishops, Earls, Barons, Knights, Burgesses, and other the freemen of the commonalty of this realm: and by authority of Parliament holden in the five and twentieth year of the reign of King Edward...
Page 212 - ... legal judgment of his peers by King Henry our father, or by King Richard our brother, which we have in our hand, or...
Page 179 - We have granted also, and given to all the freemen of our realm, for us and our Heirs for ever, these liberties underwritten, to have and to hold to them and their Heirs, of us and our Heirs for ever.
Page xix - And whereas of late great companies of soldiers and mariners have been dispersed into divers counties of the realm, and the inhabitants against their wills have been compelled to receive them into their houses, and there to suffer them to sojourn, against the laws and customs of this realm, and to the great grievance and vexation of the people.
Page 179 - ... relief, he shall have his inheritance by the ancient relief; that is to say, the heir or heirs of an earl, for...
Page lii - Those lofty efforts of the mind Which social good inspires ; Where men, for this, assault a throne, Each adds the common welfare to his own ; And each unconquer'd heart the strength of all acquires. VI. 2. Say, was it thus, when late we view'd Our fields in civil blood imbrued? When fortune crown'd the barbarous host, And half the...
Page 225 - England be free, and that the men in our kingdom have and hold the aforesaid liberties, rights and concessions, well and in peace, freely and quietly, fully and entirely, to them and their heirs, of us and our heirs, in all things and places, for ever as is aforesaid.

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