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KENILWORTH EDICT Definition & Legal Meaning

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An edict or award between Henry III. and those who had been in arms against him; so called because made at Kenilworth Castle, in War- wickshire, anno 51 Hen. III., A. D. 1260. It coutained a composition of those who had forfeited their estates in that rebellion, which composition was five years’ rent of the es- tates forfeited. Wharton.

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