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"No constable or other bailiff of ours shall take grain or other chattels of any one without immediately paying therefor in money (denarios), unless by the will of the seller he may secure postponement of payment. "No sheriff or bailiff of ours, or any other person, shall take the horses or carts of any freeman for carrying service, except by the will of that freeman. "Neither we nor our bailiffs will take some one else's wood for [repairing] castles or for doing any other work of ours, except by the will of him to whom the wood belongs. "No freeman shall be arrested, or detained in prison, or deprived of his freehold, or outlawed, or banished, or in any way molested; and we will not set forth against him nor send against him, unless by the lawful judgment of his peers and by the law of the land. "To no one will we sell, to no one will we deny or delay right or justice." --- The Magna Charta ============================================== Another file from The Soapbox BBS "Your Infotainment Specialist" An all text BBS specializing in e-zines and other unique text files. (919) 387-1152 - Up to 16.8 kbs - 8N1 Fidonet 1:151/142 - FREQ FILES for file list ===============================================

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