Marlborough, Statute of


Marlborough, Statute of
1267. A statute which signalled the conclusion of the "Barons' War. Under the Provisions of "Westminster Henry III had surrendered control of government to a baronial council with an agenda of institutional reform. The provisions were revised and reissued by the king in 1263, and a further revision in 1267 produced this Statute of Marlborough. -

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  • Marlborough — See Statute of Marlborough …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Barons' War — This was civil war by another name. Between 1264 and 1268, Henry III struggled with the barons led by Simon de Montfort. The barons sought to circumscribe the king s powers in the ways described by the provisions of Oxford of 1258 and the… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Oxford, Provisions of — These were set down at the parliament held at Oxford, June 1258. There was agreement between Henry III and the barons to reform royal powers in 1258 and to cut through bureaucracy esp. regarding writs in common law which were stifled by *chancery …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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