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exceptis dominicis maneriis noftris.

XXXI. Si aliquis tenens de nobis laicum feodum, mori-
atur, & vicecomes vel ballivus nofter oftendat literas noftras
patentes de fummonitione noftra de debito quod defundtus
nobis debuit ; liceat vicecomiti vel ballivo noftro attachiare
& inbreviare catalla defun&i inventa in laico feodo ad valen-
tiam illius debiti, per vifum legalium hominum,. ita tamen
quod nichil inde amoveatur, donee perfolvatur nobis debi-
tum ; quod clarum fuerit & refiduum relinquatur executori-
bus ad faciendum teftamentum defunfti, & fi nichil nobis

debeatur



' XXX. [All Counties, Hundreds, Wapentakes, and
' Trethingc, fhall ftand at the old Ferm, without any
' Increafe, except in our Demefne Lands.]

XXXI. If any one that holds of us a Lay-Fee, dies,
' and the Sheriff or our Bailiff fhew our Letters Patents
' of Summons concerning the Debt, due to us from the
' deceafed ; it /hall be lawful for the Sheriff or our Bai-
' liff to attach and regifter the Chatties of the deceafed
' found upon his Lay-Fee, to the value of the Debt, by
' the view of lawful Men, fo as nothing be removed
' until our whole Debt be paid ; and the reft fhall be left
' to the Executors to fulfil the Will of the deceafed :

' and



(a) 24. [ Affizes of Darreine Prefentment to Churches fhall be always taken before the Judiciaries of the Bench.]

(b) [ Of any other than our own. ] (c) [Of the County.]

(d) 30. [ No River for the future fhall be imbanked, but what was imbanked in the time of King Henry our Grand-
father. ]

his Palace j and by aliauo certs loco, the Bank. So that by this Claufe, the Bank might be erected, or rather confirmed and effablifhed. It is likely how-
ever, the Bank was not nrft eiecled in the feventeenth of King J<hn. For there is mention in the twenty third and twenty fourth Chapters of that
Kind's Charters, of the Jufticiarii noftri de Banco, which (hews, there was a Court called the Bunk, before, or at lealt, at that time. In truth, there
was a Court called the Bank, and Jufticiers filled Juftlciartt de Banco feveral Years belcrc, as appears by Records. About the time the Common Picas
were movin" off from the Kind's Court, certain Phrafes were introduced, that were not before in geneial Vic. Such as Curia Regis apud IVefln^naftc-
rium, Jufticiarii Regis de Weft, or apud Weft \ Baneus, and Jufticiarii de Banco. See Mag. Rot. 7 R. I. Rol. iS. 9 R. I. Rol. II. zj- Ror. ~.
&c,' So that it leems likely, that the Bank not being yet completely fettled, the Perfon who was the chief Juflicier of England, ufed to lit and act
at this time, as well in the Bank, as in the King's Court, and the Exchequer. Moreover, though there was a Bank in the former part of King John's
Reign , yet it feems, even at the end of his Reign, Common Pleas were not compleatly leparated from the King's Couit. For in the Claule, Communia
Placita non Jejuantur noftram Curiam, it is implied that Common Pleas did then, in fome mcafure, follow the King's Coutt. Upon which gr und it is or-
dered, they mould not for the future follow the King's Court, but be held in aliauo certo Leo. However this Claufe in King Join's Charter, did not
pre cmly quite take away from the King's Court the former ufage of dealing in Common Pleas, cr completely annex them to the Bank. For the Lmc
Claufe was inferted Verbatim in the Great Charter of the 9th of Henry III. See Mag. Ret. z H. III. Ret. 2. Jo Hen. Ill, ©V. In the Reign of
King John, after the ereaing of the Bank, the Style of the fuperior Court began to alter. By degrees, the Phiafe Curia Regis, went inn dim e. And
the Pleas and Proceedings in that Court, were frequently laid to be Coram Rege, or Domino Rege ; and in procels of time, Coram Domino Rrge ubicunqut,
ice. Sec Mag. Rot. 6 J. Ret. 16. I I J- Roe. 4. &c. Agninfr what has been faid, are urged G/anvil's words. Coram Jufticih in Banco fedentibus or
refidentibus, wh ch, it is faid, prove the Bank was in being in his Time, namely, in the Re gn of Henry IJ. But Madcx fh.ws, thefe words mean only
the Jnlbicei fitting in the Curia Regis in Banco, upon the Bench, that is, in open 'nd folemn Court. See Hi/' Excbcj. Chsp. XIX.

(11 A Writ of Ajjiz-c of tlcvel *Dij,eiJin lies, where a Tenant, for ever, or for Life, is put out and diffeifed of his Lands or Tenements, Rents, Com-
mon of Pafhire, Common Way, or of an Office, Toll, ©V. that he may recover his Right. G. Ja,:i>. A Writ of M:rt d' Ancefter, is that which lies
whett any of a Min's near Relations die, fe'zed of Lands, Rents, or Tenemen-s and alter their Deaihs, a stranger, feizes upon them. A V. rit .1 Dar-
reine Prefentment. lies, where a Man and his Aticeftors have preientej to a Chmch, and after it is become void, a Stl prefents thereto, whereb) the

Perlon havina Right is dilturbed. Id This Article f nded greatly to the eafe of the Jurors, ar.d to the faving ol Charges to the Parties coHcerj,ed ;

for, before this Statute, the Writs of AJjisa 0/ AW Dijclfm, ice. were return.,l.le, either before the King, or in the C ur; 0. Coram n fleas, and to
be taken mere. C'-ke. p 14. ,._,,.... . _ . .

(2; In all appearance, lince the Conjueft, the Kings had abolifhcd or very much altered this way of trying Caulcs, that th y m • have the Di.i: n
of Matters in tr.cir own P liver. Rapin. ...

5 Ey Freemen here and in mod Places muft be urderftcod Trceh'ldirs, i. e. thofe that hclti their Lanes -t the Ki g cr fi me other 1. id uy a ki
tain Rel ef. ..

(4. Contemner* :m is to be ur.detff.ood of the Means of a Man's livelihood, as the Arms of a Soldier, the Ploughs ar.d Carts ot a Hu bindman, Sfr,

1,51 Th.t is, hit Cjrts and Imptminii of Husbandry.

See above, p. 2-?, Note II. Amerciament is derived frr.m the French Word Mcrci, and hgr.tfi : the pecunVry Wfhrr.ent of an Oft'c.der agajnfl
the King, or other L rd in his Court, that is found to have offended, and to ft ir.d at the Mt.e, ol the King 01 his I .J Jacob.

(7; In England there are two Ordeis or Degrees of Subjects, Peers 0/ the Realm, and Cammntrs. The Nobles liave for tr.cii Peers, all tke Peer; ot the
Realm; and the Cunuitmrt are all reckoned Peers of one another. Rtipm.

(8) Is h-re taken fur C nliable of a Cattle. Tfiey were Men in antient Times of Acccur.t ar.d Authority ; and Irr Pleas of the Crown, £><. had the
like Authority within their I nonets, as the Sheiirt had within his Bjiliwick, betoie this Act ; and they c mr.only fealrd wita tneir lunraiturs ua
Heiicback. Regularly every Caftlc contains a Maiur, li> chat eveiy CanfUble oi a C.ftie is Canvtaok at a Manor.



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7. JOHN.



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debeatur ab ipfo omnia catalla cedant defunclo, falvis uxori
ipfius & pueris rationabilibus partibus fuis.

XXXII. Si aliquis liber homo inteftatus decefferit, catal-
la fua per manus propinquorum, parentum, & amicorum
fuorum per vifum ecclefie diltribuantur ; falvis unicuique
Jebitis que defunchis ei debebat.

XXXIII. NuIIus conflabularius vel alius ballivus nofter
capiat blada vel alia catalla alicujus, nifi ftatim inde reddat
denarios, aut refpectum inde habere poffit dc voluntate
venditoris.

XXXIV. Nullus conflabularius diftringat aliquem mili-
tem ad dandum denarios pro cuftodia caftri fi facere volu-
erit cuftodiam illam in propria perfona fua, vel per alium
probum hominem li ipfe earn facere non poffit propter ratio-
nabilem caufam.

XXXV. Et fi nos duxerimus vel miferimus cum in ex-
ercitum, erit quietus de cuftodia fecundum quantitatcm tcm-
poris quo per nos fuerit in exercitu.



' and if there be nothing due from him to us, all the
' Chattels fhall remain to the Deccafcd, faving to his Wife
' and Children their rc:.fonable Share.

' XXXII. [ If any Freeman dies Inteftate, his Chatti '
' fhall be diflributcd by the hands of his nearefl Relation
' and Friends by view of the Church, faving to every one
' his Debts, which the deccafed owed. ]

< XXXIII. No Conftablc or Bailiff of ours fhall take
' Corn or other Chatties of any Man (a), unlets he prc-

* fently gives him Money for it, or hath refpite of pay-
' ment from the Seller (b).

' XXXIV. No Con liable fhall diftrain ariy Knight to

* give Money for Caftle-Guard, if he himfelf will do ii
' in his own Perfon, or by another able Man, in c:ifc he
' is hindered by any reafonable Caufe.



' XXXV. And if we lend him, or fend him into

• the Army, he fhall be free from Caftle-Giiard, for

* the time he fhall be in the Army , by our Com-
' mand (c).



XXXVI. Nullus vicecomes vel ballivus nofter vel aliquis
alius capiat equos vel caretas alicujus liberi hominis pro cari-
agio faciendo nifi de voluntate ipfius liberi hominis.

XXXVII. Nee nos, nee ballivi noftri capiemus alienum
bofcum ad caftra vel alia agenda noftra, nifi per voluntatem
ipfius cujus bofcus ille fuent.

XXXVIII. Nos non tenebimus terras illorum qui con-
vidti fuerint de felonia, nifi per unum annum & unum
diem, & tunc reddantur terre dominis feodorum.

XXXIX. Omnes kydelli de cetero deponantur penitus
de Thamifia & de Medewaye, & per totam Angliam nifi
per cofteram maris.

XL. Breve quod vocatur precipe de cetero non fiat alicui
de aliquo tenemento, unde liber homo amittere poffit cu-
riam fuam.

XLI. Una menfura vini fit per totum regnum noftrum,
& una menfura ccrvifie, & una menfura bladi, fcilicet quar-
terium Londonienfe, & una latitudo pannorum tinevtorum
& rufTettorum & halbergettorum, fcilicet due ulne infra
liftas. De ponderibus autem fit ut de menfuris.



XLII. Nichil detur vel capiatur de cetero pro bfevi
inquifitionis de vita vel membris, fed gratis concedatur,
& non neiretur.



XLIII. Si aliquis teneat de nobis per feodifirmam, vel
per fokagium, vel per burgagium, & de alio terram teneat
per fervitium militare, nos non habebimus cuftodiam here-
<lis nee terre fue que eft de feodo alterius, occafiooe illius
feodifirme vel fokagii, vel burgagii, nee habebimus cufto-
diam illius feodifirme, vel fokagii vel burgagii, nifi ipfa
feodifirma debeat fervitium militare.



XLIV. Nos non habebimus cuftodiam hercdis vel terre
alicujus quam tenet de alio per fervitium militare, occafio-
ne alicujus parve fergenterie quam tenet de nobis per fer-
vitium reddendi nobis cultellos vel fagittas vel hujufmodi.

XLV. Nullus ballivus ponat de cetero aliquem ad legem
fimplici loquela fua fine teftibus fidelibus ad hoc indudtis.



' XXXVI. No Sheriff or Bailiff of our*, or anv o-
« ther , fhall take Horfes or Carts of any for Car-
' riage (d).

1 XXXVII. Neither we, or our Officer?, or others, fhal!
' take any Man's Timber for our Caftles, or other Ul
' unlefs by the Confent of the owner of the Timber (e).

' XXXVIII. We will retain the Lands ofthofe that are
' convi&ed of Felony but one year and a day, and then
' they fhall be delivered to the Lord of the Fee.

' XXXIX. All Wears for the time to come fhall be de-
' ftroyed in the Rivers of Thames and Meekvay , and
' throughout all England, except upon the Sea-Coaft.

« XL. The Writ, which is called Pracipe (1), for the
' future, fhall not be granted to any one of any Tene-
' ment, whereby a Freeman may lofe his Caufe.

' XLI. There fhall be one Meafure of Wine and one
' of Ale, through our whole Realm, and one Meafure

* of Corn ; that is to fay, the London-Quarter ; and one

* breadth of dyed Cloth, and Rnjjcts and Haberjetls (2),
' that is to fay, two Ells within the Lift j and the
4 Weights fhall be as the Meafures.

' XLII. From henceforward nothing fhall be given or
c taken for a Writ of Inquifition (3), from him that dc-
' fires an Inquifition of Life or Limbs, but fhall be granted
' gratis, and not denied.

* XLIII. If any one holds of us by Fee-Farm, or

* Socage, or Burgage (4), and holds Lands of another by
' military Service, We will not have the Wardfhip of
' the Heir or Land, which belongs to another Man's Fee,
' by rcafon of what he holds of us by Fee- Farm, Socage
' or Burgage : Nor will we have the Wardfhip of the
' Fee-Farm, Socage or Burgage, unlefs the Fee-Farm is
' bound to perform military Service.

' XLIV. We will not have the Wardfhip of an Heir,
' nor of any Land, which he holds of another by militarv
' Service, by reafon of any Petit-Serjeanty he holds of

* us, as by the Service of giving us Daggers, Arrows, or
' the like.

' XLV. No Bailiff for the future fhall put anv Man
' to his Law (5), (f) upon his fingle Accufation, without

* credible Witneflcs produced to prove it.



(a) [ Who is not of the Town where the Caftle is. ]

(b) [But if he be of the fame Town, he fhall pay him within forty days. ]
(e) [ For the Fee, for which he did fervice in the Army. J

(d) [ Without paying according to the Rate antiently appointed, that is to fay,
pence a day ; and for a Cart with three Horfes Fourteen-pence a day. J

(e) [ No Demefne Cart of any Ecclcfiaftical Perfon, or Knight, or any Lady, fhall be taken by our Officer's. ]
(/) [ Nor to an Oath. ]



for a Cart and two Horfes Tcn-



f 1) The Writ called Vrxcift quod rMar, from the firrt Words in it, has fercral Ufes. It fignifies in general in Order frcm the King, or feme Court of
Juftice, to put in polVefiion one that complains of having been mijurtly outed. Apparently fcveral Abufes had crept in upon this Art cic. Kafin.
(i) A fort of coarfe Cloth.

(3) This was a Writ directed to the Sheriff, to inquire, whether a Man committed to Prifon on Sufpicion of Murder, was committed on juft Caul"; of
Sufpidon, or only out of Malice and 111 will. Jach.

(4) T11 hold in Fee-farm, is when there is rume Rent relerved by the Lord upon the Creation of the Tenancy. In S:cjge, upon Condition of plowing
the Lord's Land, and doing other inferior Offices of Husbandly : And in Burgage, when the Inhabitants of a Borough held their Tenements of the Kinj
at a certain Rent. See above, p. 150.

(5) To make his Law, is as much at to fay, to take his Oath, cSV.



No. 15. V o 1 . I.



D d d d



XXVI. Nullus



290



The HISTORY of ENGLAND. Vol. I.



XLVI. Nullus liber homo capiatur, vel imprifonetur,
aut diffaifietur, aut utlagetur, aut exuletur, aut aliquo mo-
do dcftruatur ; nee fuper eum ibimus, nee fuper eum mit-
temus, nifi, per legale judicium parium fuorum, vel per
legem terre.

XLVII. Nulli vendemus, nulli negabimus, aut differe-
mus rectum aut jufticiam.

XLVIII. Omnes mercatores habeant falvum & fecu-
rum exire de Anglia & venire in Angliam, & morari &
ire per Angliam, tarn per terram quam per aquam, ad e-
mendum & vendendum, fine omnibus malis toltis, per
antiquas & rectas confuetudines preterquam in tempore
gwerre, & fi fint de terra contra nos gwerrina.

XLIX. Et fi tales inveniantur in terra noftra in prin-
cipio gwerre, attachientur fine dampno corporum & rerum,
donee fciatur a nobis vel capitali Jufticiario noftro quomodo
Mercatores terre noftre tractentur qui tunc invenientur in
terra contra nos gwerrina ; & fi noftri falvi fint ib', alii
falvi fint in terra noftra.

L. Liceat unicuique de cetero exire de regno noftro, &
redire, falvo & fecure per terram & per aquam falva fide
noftra, nifi tempore gwerre per aliquod breve tempus prop-
ter communem utilitatem regni, exceptis inprifonatis &
utlagatis fecundum legem regni, & gente de terra contra
nos gwerrina, & Mercatoribus de quibus fiat ficut pre-
dictum eft.



LI. Si quis tenuerit de aliqua Efcaeta ficut de honore
Walingeford, Notingeham, Bononia, Lainkaftrie, vel de
aliis Eskaetis que funt in manu noftra, & funt Baronie,
& obierit, heres ejus non det aliud Relevium, nee faciat
nobis aliud fervitium quam faceret Baroni fi Baronia ilia
eflet in manu Baronis, & nos eodem modo earn tenes-
mus quo Baro earn tenuit.



LII. Homines qui manent extra foreftam non veniant
de cetero coram Jufticiariis noftris de Forefta per com-
munes fummonitiones, nifi fint in placito, vel Pleggii ali-
cujus vel aliquorum qui attachiati fint pro forefta.



LIU. Nos non faciemus Jufticiarios Conftabularios,
Vicecomites, vel Ballivos nifi de talibus qui fciant legem
regni, & earn bene velint obfervare.

LIV. Omnes Barones qui fundaverunt Abbatias unde
habent cartas regum Anglie, vel antiquam tenuram, ha-
beant earum cuftodiam cum vacaverint, ficut habere de-
bent.

LV. Omnes Forefte que aforeftate funt tempore noftro,
ftatim deafforeftentur, & ita fiat de Ripanis que per nos
tempore noftro pofite funt in defenfo.



LVI. Omnes male confuetudines de Foreftis, Wa-
rennis, & de Foreftariis & Warennariis, Vicecomitibus,
& eorum miniftris, Ripariis & earum cuftodibus ftatim

inqui-



' XLVI. No Freeman fhall be taken, or imprifoned,
' or difleis'd (a), or out-law'd, or banifh'd, or any wavs
' deftroyed; nor will we pafs upon him, or commit him
' to Prifon, unlefs by the legal Judgment of his Peers,
' or by the Law of the Land ( i j.

' XLVII. We will fell to no Man, we will deny no
' Man, or defer Right nor Juftice.

« XLVIII. All Merchants (b) fhall have fafe and fecure
' Conduct to go out ef, and to come into England (2) ;
' and to ftay there, and to pafs as well by Land as by
' Water, to buy and fell by the antient and allowed Cuf-
' toms, without any evil Tolls, except in time of War,
' or when they are of any Nation in War with us.

' XLIX. And if there be found any fuch in our Land
' in the beginning of a War, they fhall be attached, with-
' out damage to their Bodies or Goods, until it mav be
' known unto us, or our Chief Jufticiary, how our Mer-
' chants be treated in the Nation at War with us ; and if
' ours be fafe there, they fhall be fafe in our Dominions.

' L. [It fhall be lawful for the time to come, for any
• one to go out of our Kingdom, and return fafely and fe-
' curely by Land or by Water, faving his Allegiance to
' us ; unlefs in time of War by fome fhort fpace for the
' common benefit of the Kingdom, except Prifoners and
' Out-laws, ( according to the Law of the Land ) and Peo-
' pie in war with us, and Merchants who fhall be in fuch
' condition as is above-mentioned. ]

' LI. If any Man holds of any Efcheat, as of the Ho-
' nour of IVallingford, Nottingham, Boulogne, Lancajler y
' or of other Efcheats which are in our hands, and are Ba-
' ronies, and dies, his Heir fhall not give any other Relief,
' or perform any other Service to us than he would to
' the Baron, if the Barony were in poffemon of the Ba-
' ron ; we will hold it after the fame manner the Baron
' held it (V).

* LII. [ Thofe Men who dwell without the Foreft,
' from henceforth fhall not come before our Jufticiaries of
' the Foreft upon common Summons, but fuch as are im-
' pleaded, or are Pledges for any that were attached for
' fomething concerning the Foreft J (d).

' LIU. We will not make any Jufticiaries, Conftables,
' Sheriffs, or Bailiffs, but what are knowing in the Law
' of the Realm, and are difpofed duly to obferve it.

' LIV. All Barons, who are Founders of Abbies, and
' have Charters of the Kings of England for the Advow-
' fon, or are entitled to it by antient Tenure, may have
' the cuftody of them, when void, as they ought to have.

' LV. All Woods that have been taken into the Fo-
' refts (c), in our own time, fhall forthwith be laid our
' again (f), and the like fhall be done with the Rivers that
' have been taken or fenced in by us, during our Reign.

' LVI. All evil Cuftoms concerning Forefts, Warrens,
' and Forefters, Warreners, Sheriffs, and their Officers,
' Rivers and their Keepers, fhall forthwith be enquired

' into



(a) [ Of his Free-hold or Liberties, or Free-Cuftoms. ] (b) [ Unlefs they be publickly prohibited. J

(c) [ Nor will we by reafon of fuch Barony or Efcheat, have any Efcheat or Wardfhip of any of our Men, unlefs
he that held the Barony or Efcheat, held of us in Chief elfewhere. ]

(d) 59. [No County-Court for the future fhall be holden, but from Month to Month ; and where there ufed to
be a greater Interval, let it be fo continued. 60. Neither any Sheriff", nor his Bailiff, fhall keep his Turn in the
Hundred oftner than twice in a Year, and only in the accuftomed place ; that is, once after Eajler, and once after
Michaelmafs ; and the view of Frank-Pledge fhall be held after Michaehnaj's, without occafion (3), and fo that every
one fhall have his Liberties, which he had and was wont to have in the time of King Henry our Grandfather, or fuch
as he obtained afterwards. 61. But the view of Frank-Pledge fhall be fo made, that our Peace may be kept, and that the
Ty thing be full, as it was wont to be. 62. And the Sheriffs fhall not feek occafions (4), but fhall be content with what
the Sheriff was wont to have for making his View in the time of King Henry our Grandfather. 63. For the time
to come it fhall not be lawful for any Man to give his Land to a Religious Houfe, fo as to take it again, and hold it
of that Houfe. 64. Nor fhall it be lawful for any Religious Houfe to receive Land, fo as to grjnt it to him again of
whom they received it, to hold of him. If any Man for the future fhall (o give his Land to a Religious Houfe, and
be convicted thereof, his Gift fhall be void, and the Land fhall be forfeited to the Lord of the Fee (5). 65. Scutage
for the future fhall not be taken as it was ufed to be taken in the time of King Henry out Grandfather ; [ and that the
Sheriff" fhall opprefs no Man, but be content with what he was wont to have. J 66. Saving to the Archbifhops
Bifhops, Abbots, Priors, Templars, Hofpitallers, Earls, Barons, Knights, and all others, as well Ecclefiafticks as Se-
culars, the Liberties and free Cuftoms which they had before : Thefe being WitneiTes, is'c.

(e) [By King Richard our Brother. J (/") [ Unlefs they were our Demefne Woods. ]



(1) That is, fays Dr. Brad)-, by legal Proccfs, &c.

fa) By fume antient Liws of England, foreign Merchants were fojbid coming into the Kingdom, except in Fair Time, and then wefe not to ftay above
forty Days. C*>kc, p. 57.

(3) $:nc Otcajionr, i.e. without Oppreflion. Brady.

(4.) Occajior.ci, Caufes to opoiefs any Mmi. Brady.

(5) The Reafnns of thef: t'.v.- A'ticl.s were, becaufe by holding their Lands of the Church, the Service due from the Fees, which were intended fer the
Defence of the Realm were unduly withdrawn ; and becaufe the chitf Lrrds lott the Efcheats, Wardihips, Reliefs, and the like. Abundance -I waj were
ufed to evade the lortc of th : s Law. Eut an efleclual Sup was put to them at Jali by the Statute of Mortmain, - Fo 11-



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inquirantur in quolibct Cornitalu per duodccim Milites ju-
ratos tie codem Comitatu, qui debent eligi per probos ho-
mines ejufdem Gomitatus, & infra quadraginta dies port
inquilitioncm factum, penitus, ita quod uumquam revoccn-
tur, delcantur. o —

LVII. Omnes obfides & cartas ftatim reddemus que li-
berate fuerunt nobis ab Anglicis in fecuritatem pacis, vel fi-
delis fervitii.



LVIII. Nos amovebimus penitus de balliviis parcntes
Gerardi de Athyes, quod de cctero nullum habeant balli-
viam in Anglia ; Engelardum de Cygony, Andream, Pe-
trum, & Gyonem, de Cancel). Gyonem de Cygony,
Galfridum de Martyni, & fratres ejus, Philippum Mar-
kum, & fratres ejus, & Galfridum nepotem ejus, Si totam
fequelam eorundem.

LIX. Et ftatim port pacis reformationcm, amovebimus
de regno, omnes alienigenas Milites, Baliftarios, fervientes
ftipendiarios, qui vencrint cuin equis & armis ad nocumen-
tum rcgni.

LX. Si quis fuerit dhTeifitus, vel elongatus per nos, fine
legali judicio parium fuorum, de terris, caftallis, libertati-
bus, vel jure fuo, ftatim ea ei reftituemus ; & fi contentio
fuper hoc orta fuerit, tunc inde fiat per judicium viginti
quinque Baronum, de quibus fit mentio inferius in fecuri-
tate pacis.

LXI. De omnibus autem illis de quibus aliquis difiei-
fitus fuerit, vel elongatus, fine legali judicio parium fuo-
rum per Henricum regem patrem noftrum, vel per Ri-
cardum regem fratrem noftrum, que in manu noftra ha-
bemus, vel que alii tenent, que nos oporteat waranti-
zare refpeclum habebimus ufque ad communem termi-
num cruce-fignatorum. Exceptis illi? de quibus placitum
motum fuit, vel inquifitio facia per preceptum noftrum,
ante fufceptionem crucis noftre ; cum autem redierimus
de peregrinatione noftra, vel fi forte remanferimus a pe-
regrinatione noftra, ftatim inde plenam jufticiam Cxhibe-
bimus.

LXII. Eundem autem refpeftum habebimus, — o de
foreftis deafforeftandis, quas Henricus pater nofter vel Ri-
cardus frater nofter afforeftaverunt, & de cuftodiis terra-
rum que funt de alieno feodo , cujufraodi cuftodias hu-



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