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Definition of the English Bill of Rights of 1689
Meaning and Definition of the English Bill of Rights: The
1689 English Bill of Rights was a British Law,
passed by the Parliament of Great Britain
in 1689 that declared the rights and liberties of
the people and settling the succession in
William III and Mary II following the
Revolutionof 1688 when James II was deposed.
Note: The date of the
English Bill of Rights is referred to as either
dated as March 1689 or as February 13, 1688 in
Old Style dating.