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1689 - the English Bill of Rights

  • Object type: Document
  • Formal Title: 1689 - the English Bill of Rights, An Act declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject
  • Creator: The British Parliament
  • Date Created: 1689
  • Origin: England
  • Current Location: England

This document is taken directly from the English statute books and shows how the 1689 Bill of Rights still appears in the law books. Note the use of f's instead of s's.

The statute is formally known as Chapter number 2 (Cap. II) of the first year of the reign (anno regni) of King William and Queen Mary (Gulielmi & Mari primo).

See the 1689 Bill of Rights for further background on this most historic document.

This statute can be found as presented in the law libraries of all common law libraries holding the Statutes of England.

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