Lat. Liberty; freedom; a privilege; a tranchise. Libertas ecclesiastica. Church liberty, or ecclesiastical immunity. Libertas est naturalis facultas ejus quod cuique facere libet, nisi quod de jure aut vi prohibetur. Co. Litt 116. Liberty is that natural faculty which permits every one to do anything he pleases except that which is restrained by law or force. Libertas inestimabilis res est. Liberty is an inestimable thing; a thing above price. Dig. 50, 17, 106. Libertas non recipit sestimationem. Freedom does not admit of valuation. Bract fol. 14. Libertas omnibus rebus favorabilior est. Liberty is more favored than all things, [anything.] Dig. 50, 17, 122. Libertates regales ad coronam spec tantes ex concessione regum a corona exierunt. 2 Inst. 496. Royal franchises relating to the crown have emanated from the crown by grant of kings.
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