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Original Latin


Communia placita non sequantur curiam nostram sed teneantur in aliquo loco certo.


Common pleas are not to follow our court but are to be held in some fixed place.

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The regency government of Peter des Roches (The Itinerary of King John)

Magna Carta 1215
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