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charta

(ˈkɑːtə)
n
obsolete a charter
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James Hogg is well qualified to begin the volume with "Life in an English Charterhouse in the Fifteenth Century: Discipline and Daily Affairs," his research based on the Chartae of the Carthusian General Chapter.
Edward Coke's Institutes of the Laws of England (1642) could still speak in the plural of the "Magnae Chartae Libertatum Angliae": the great charters of English liberties.
More importantly, Linebaugh revived the "Magnae Chartae Libertatum Angliae" or "the great charters of English liberties"--for there were two (p.