English Bill of Rights of 1689
Summary of the document
The English Bill of Rights is also called the Bill of Rights. It is an act of the parliament of England which was passed in 16th December 1689 (Halsall). The Act was meant to declare the rights and liberties of the subject and the settling of succession of the crown (Halsall).
– The British Royals should not interfere with the law. In particular the Act forbid the royal leaders from unilaterally establishing new courts or even act as judges
– The citizens of England were given the right to petition the Monarchs without fear of