English document addressed to Charles I in 1628, concerning "Rights and Liberties of the Subjects"


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"The Petition of Right is a document produced by the English (pre-British) Parliament in the run-up to the English Civil War. It was addressed to Charles I of England in 1628 in an attempt to seek redress on the following points: forced loans, arbitrary arrest, imprisonment contrary to the Magna Carta, arbitrary interference with property rights, lack of enforcement of habeas corpus, forced billetting of troops, imposition of martial law, exemption of officials from due process ..."
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