Context

Context of English liberties, or The free-born subject's inheritance : containing Magna Charta, Charta de Foresta, the statute De Tallagio non Concedendo, the Habeas Corpus Act, and several other statutes, with comments on each of them : likewise the proceedings in appeals of murder; of ship-money; of tonnage and poundage, of parliaments, and the qualification and choice of members : of the three estates, and of the settlement of the crown by Parliament : together with a short history of the succession, not by any hereditary right: also a declaration of the liberties of the subject : and of the oath of allegiance and supremacy, the petition of right ; with a short but impartial relation of the difference between Charles I. and the Long Parliament, concerning the prerogative of the king, the liberties of the subject, and the rise of the civil wars, of trials by juries, and of the qualifications of jurors ; their punishment for misbehaviour, and of challenges to them : lastly, of justices of the peace, coroners, constables. churchwardens, overseers of the poor, surveyors of the highways. &c. : with many law-cases throughout the whole
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