English Medieval Legal Documents ›
2.2.1 High Court of Parliament

The judicial role of parliament is based on the thirty-ninth clause of the Great Charter, which specified that a peer of the realm, if indicted for treason or felony, must be tried by his peers in parliament, rather than by royal judges.

Related Sections

Last Updated: 05/27/2016 @ 11:13 AM
© 2019, USC Gould School of Law | Policies