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62. William who died the following Year, & the young Prince Henry, after which the King confirm'd the Laws of Edward the Confessor & all the Customs, priviledges & to the Church & Barons, they had enjoy'd in the time of His Grandfather, He having before resum'd all the grants made by Stephen with all the dignitys annexed to them; this done He paid a Visit to His Foreign Dominions, but the events there not being to our present purpose, we find nothing of moment till the famous Becket came upon the Scene This ambitious Prelate persecuted Henry the greatest part of His Reign, it is quite foreign our purpose to enter into this well known dispute, it will be sufficient to mark that it produc'd some salutary effects at first, in particular the famous Constitution [[note]] 1164.[[/note]] of Clarendon that vindicated the Rights of