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Latin. Confirmation of the Charters. The confirmation of the charters. After Magna Charta was signed by king John, in Runnymede meadow, near Windsor ; and after the signing of Charta foresta, the barons frequently required subsequent kings to confirm these charters ; this was called confirmatio chartarum.


A statute enacted in the twenty-fifth year of the reign of Edward I, providing that Magna Carta should thereafter be taken as common law, that all judgments contrary to Magna Carta should be void, that copies should be sent to all cathedral churches and read to the people twice each year, and that any person who should offend against it should be excommunicated..

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