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CHARTS LIBERTATUM Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

The charters (grants) of liberties. These are Magna Charta and Charta de Foresta. Chartarum super fidem, mortuis tes- tibus, ad patriam de necessitudine recurrendum est. Co. Litt. 36. The witnesses being dead, the truth of charters must of necessity be referred to the country, i. e., a jury.


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