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Magna Carta

, Magna Charta
English history the charter granted by King John at Runnymede in 1215, recognizing the rights and privileges of the barons, church, and freemen
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Magna Charta

symbol of British liberty. [Br. Hist.: Bishop, 49–52, 213]
See: Freedom

Magna Charta

beginning of British democratic system (1215). [Br. Hist.: Bishop, 49–52, 213]
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13) Edward Coke, Coke on Magna Charta (The Second Part of the Institutes of England) (Hawthorne, CA: Omni Publications, 1974), p.
45) See Coke on Magna Charta, 2 where the "ends" are specified as "1.
We have some 300 small beer mats from England and Europe, the Magna Charta (Jean is from Northern England), and some old holiday greeting cards from friends and family stapled to the walls.
But Lord Coke, that great luminary of the law, in his comment upon a similar clause, in Magna Charta, interprets the law of the land to mean presentment and indictment, and process of outlawry, as contradistinguished from trial by jury.
concludes that RM, by confirming important aspects of mission of the past generation while pointing to the Church's future in mission, has rightly been called "the Magna Charta of mission for the third millennium" (p.
It looks out over Greece's House of Parliament (the former Royal Palace) and Constitution Square--so named when Otto, the German-turned-Greek-king, was forced, like King John of Magna Charta fame, to guarantee a few liberties in writing.
The Magna Charta Observatory" of the Bologna process demands an explanation from the present Education Minister Nikola Todorov in connection to the incursion in the Tetovo State University (DUT).
Dating back to the Magna Charta, the Great Writ of Habeas Corpus has been recognized as one of the chief, if not the chief, safeguard in common law against the arbitrary imprisonment of citizens by a despot.