Engilsh Bill of Rights

Engilsh Bill of Rights

Book - 1689?
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The English Bill of Rights is an English precursor to the U.S. Constitution. The Bill of Rights was heavily influenced by this document, as well as others from English history, including the Magna Carta.The English Bill of Rights of 1689 lays down limits on the powers of the Crown and sets out the rights of Parliament and rules for freedom of speech in Parliament, the requirement for regular elections to Parliament and the right to petition the monarch without fear of retribution.
Publisher: [s.l.] : [s.n.], [1689?]
Characteristics: 1 online resource (manuscript)

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