Author:Weis, Frederick Lewis


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The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215

By: Weis, Frederick Lewis

Price: $50.00  $47.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co: (1999) 2006

Edition: Fifth Edition

Our Product Number: UCL013

ISBN: 0806316098

Condition: New

Index. . 214 pages. At the signing of the Magna Charta, twenty-five men, representing the barons, signed as sureties of the baronial performance, in effect pledging the barons to fulfill their obligations to the Crown in accordance with the terms of the Great Charter. Of these twenty-five sureties only seventeen have identified descendants. Each of the seventeen is represented in the celebrated Magna Charta Sureties, which traces their connections--line by line and generation by generation--to approximately 160 American colonists. Eight years have passed since the publication of the last editi... View more info