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48. who they pleas'd, & the Crown Vassals were allow'd to dispose of their Daughters as they thought fit; many unjust exactions were abolish'd. Barons & Vassals were impower'd to dispose of their personal Estates Will, & dying intestate they were to be divided amongst their nearest Relations, lastly they reestablish'd the Law of St. Edward as amended by William I. By the different Articles of this Charter many of which were not kept to, & were forc'd to be redress'd in Magna Charta, we may judge of the horrid despotism prevailing at this time in England; but Henry to Secure himself the better, promiss'd liberally on all hands; He granted another Charter to the City of London, with Many priviledges & immunitys, & indear himself with the People, He put Flambard Bishop