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DICTUM DE KENILWORTH Definition & Legal Meaning

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The edict or declaration of Kenilworth. An edict or awardbetween King Henry III. and all the barons and others who had been in arms againsthim; and so called because it was made at Kenilworth Castle in Warwickshire, in the fifty-first year of his reign, containing a composition of five years’ rent for the lands andestates of those who had forfeited them in that rebellion. Blount; 2 Reeve, Eng. Law, 62.


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