Magna Carta

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the royal charter of political rights given to rebellious English barons by King John in 1215

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They would have held, moreover, that the Great Charter also incorporated divine law, for the liberty of the English church found in the Charter's first clause was no part of natural law--the English church did not exist in the Garden of Eden.
Coke appealed to the mythic ancient rights of the realm, even before Magna Carta, and saw the Great Charter as the embodiment of that customary and fundamental law, rather than the creation of new rights (Holt 1992, 4, 1993, 65).
Within months of the historic meeting between John and his barons in Runnymede Meadow on June 15, 1215, the Great Charter had been abandoned by both sides.
As Americanspreparefor Independence Day celebrations, we would do justice to tip our hats in gratitude to the men who crafted this Great Charter that laid crucial groundwork in support of our cherished liberties.
Middlesbrough will host The Great Charter JOHN ATTLE
However, judged under historic American standards it seems "scrawny" because it does not establish justice, secure the blessings of liberty, or live up to the other familiar phrases of that great charter of limited government, our Constitution.
THE Magna Carta (Latin for Great Charter, literally "Great Paper"), was originally written in Latin in 1215.
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And the great Charter of Liberties came to include a smaller one, the Charter of the Forest, which was not an economic template or a political programme, but constitutional evidence of 'actual existing' commoning for subsistence.
THE Magna Carta - Latin for Great Charter - was drawn up to resolve disagreements between the rights of the king and the English barons.
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In general, across the country there is a deafening silence on the part of our spiritual leaders about the great charter of love and life called HV.
Germany's acquiescence to the Versailles Treaty, including the Schmachparagraphen ("shame paragraphs") asserting German war guilt, was an indispensable condition for approving what Wilson called "a great charter for a new order of things"--including the creation of mankind's first world government body, the League of Nations.
Customers' charter needs are why we began this division in 1991, and we will continue to provide the same, great charter services.