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A history and defence of Magna Charta containing a copy of the original charter at large, with an English translation, the manner of its being obtained from King John, with its preservation and final establishment in the succeeding reigns : with an introductory discourse, containing a short account of the rise and progress of national freedom, from the invasion of Caesar to the present times, also the liberties which are confirmed by the Bill of Rights, &c. : to which is added, An essay on parliaments, describing their origin in England, and the extraordinary means by which they have been lengthened from half yearly to septennial ones. by Johnson, Samuel

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Published by Printed for J. Bell (successor to Mr. Bathoe) at his circulating-library ... S. Bladon ... and C. Etherington ... in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. -- Parliament -- Early works to 1800,
  • Magna Carta -- Early works to 1800,
  • Constitutional history -- Great Britain

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesMagna Carta. English & French.
ContributionsJohnson, Samuel, 1649-1703.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKD3946 .J64 1769b
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], xlii [i.e. lii], 284 p. ;
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23167111M
LC Control Number2009389009

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