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king's peace

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1. (Historical Terms) (in early medieval England) the protection secured by the king for particular people or places
2. (Historical Terms) (in medieval England) the general peace secured to the entire realm by the law administered in the king's name
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While these resolute and determined preparations for the conservation of the king's peace were pending, Mr.
Spear-Won Land: Sardis from the King's Peace to the Peace of Apamea
He roamed the realm to account his acquisitions, and to dispense justice to those who breached the king's peace.
Law and order was a haphazard affair so the monarch appointed men to "keep the King's Peace" - the first people in Scotland charged with policing.
In particular, the right to travel armed for reasons of self-defense was always balanced against the need to preserve the King's Peace. The preservation of the peace trumped the right to have arms in most circumstances.
The Sheriff is an annual appointment by warrant from the Privy Council and the role can trace its origins beyond the tenth century when the 'reeve' was the keeper of the King's peace throughout the county.
No law specifically censored political speech, leaving only the much higher legal threshold of "disturbing the King's peace." Despite a flood of Jacobin propaganda from revolutionary France, British parliamentarians remained committed to the idea that freedom of speech and the exposure of ideas to open debate would serve Britain best.
officials said they valued the King's peace efforts and his wise approach towards various Middle East challenges, pledging to work with the U.S.
The first book she had published - in keeping with her Celtic roots - was an Arthurian fantasy called The King's Peace, published in 2000.
The Act reflected the importance of the King's Peace where men, women and children should be able to go about their daily lives free from threat or violence.
It was in 1195 this post of Justice of the Peace was created by Richard I in England widely became known as King's Peace. In 1327 it was introduced as a noble and legal post and later changed as Guard of Peace.
But he was just a fixer, not to be blamed for what went first, him being only the cover-up man, the preserver of the King's peace, a minor Lord Muck in the area, and God forgive him for all that he'd done, but his was not the leading role.