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British Historical Documents: Petition of Right, 1628

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The Petition of Right.

I think this is good website because it tells what the petition of rights is and what happends after the petition of rights. The author named the website after him that means that he is proud of his work. You can also write him a email so you can ask him questions and visit him. Also its information is very easy to understand. Three facts: 1) Sir John Eliot was a long time enemy of Buckingham. 2) On march 17 the parliament agreed to repeat the attack on Buckingham 3)The common promplty rejected the saving clause. This is a secondary sorce because this isnt a well know website. – bruno.r

British Historical Documents: Petition of Right, 1628. Petition of Right, 1628 An important document setting out the rights and liberties of the subject as opposed to the prerogatives of the crown (ie.

I think that this is a good website because it has loads of information about the Petition of Right and seems like a good site to use for learning. It is a primary source because it is a original copy and nothing is changed. 1. The Parliament forced the king to agree to the Petition of Right. 2. It was a statement of civil liberties sent by the English Parliament. 3. It was signed by Charles I in June 1628. – yaren.a
I think this is a good source because it is from a trusted primary source website. This site has the original document organized in a different manner. The only disadvantage is that it has unusual words which we dont use anymore. A.It states that the pariament should not forejudge a man for life without any reason. B.States that no man should be put out of his land without the lawful judgement of his peers or government C.States that no person should be compelled to make any type of loans to the king against his/her will. –

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British Historical Documents: Petition of Right, 1628

This action favouring the common man was championed by Sir Edward Coke (1552-1634), a prominent parliamentary adversary of the crown. His sparkling resume included public service as Speaker of the House of Commons, Attorney General, Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas and Chief Justice of the King's Bench. The Petition exhibited to his Majesty by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, concerning divers Rights and Liberties of the Subjects, with the King's Majesty's royal answer thereunto in full Parliament.

To the King's Most Excellent Majesty, British Constitution Group. The Petition of Right at the beginning of the 17th century, and the Declaration of Right and Bill of Rights at the end, embody a century long fight to constrain the power of Government.

Yes, it is a secondary souce but toni what do you mean it was used to translate parts? – kat.v
The Facts found on the website: - The declaration (the english bill of rights) was signed on December 16th 1689 - The English bill of rights was signed and declared by King James the second and his counselor advisers, plus assistants. - It took place during the beginning of the 17th century. 3 reasons why this is a primary website: - The URL clearly states that it is a Constitution which means, that the information of it is trustworthy. - The information on the site cannot be edited by anybody, or changed (it remains it’s original copy.) – kat.v
British Constitution Group

British Constitution Group.

This source is a primary source because this website was created by the English government. There are a few limits to this site like it uses a large vocabulary and some words that are not from this century. I think i should find a secondary source that explains this document thouroughly. 1. The petition of right was made after a century long fight to restrain the government. 2. The document states that the people of England had the right to bear arms or to fight. 3. Thsi document was imposed upon William and Mary so that in order to assume the throne they had to agree to the petition. – toni.a

Petition of Right.