Allodial Title Via Land Patent
handbook, there is nothing fair about such expectations of a sovereign and it is often hypocritical. It’s just one of those goofy double standard quirks one has to contend with when dealing with social structuresamong human beings.Perhaps the most noticeable misconception to be found in ATVLP appears in the title itself. It is theword “
”. The manner in which the term is bandied about in the material is all I need to establishthe existence of a
of the concepts involved. Oddly enough, evidence supportingsuch deficiency appears in the material itself. ATVLP contains an impressive collection of court casecitations and quotes. And it is in a few of these that the truth of the matter is stated. Seldom are thecourts wrong or incorrect in their opinions. Most of the problems arise from civil servants and citizensnot understanding what is being said (or not being said). What comes to mind is the old saying that“people hear only what they want to hear and see only what they want to see.” The fragility of dealingwith life on the basis of that sort of perception is made painfully obvious whenever reality forcefullyshatters the delusion. And it usually does when one least expects it.Since it has been designated as the official dictionary of reference to be used by the united States’Supreme Court in all matters pertaining to the Constitution and Fundamental Laws of this nation, thedefinitions provided, referenced, or relied upon in this writing will be taken from John Bouvier’s LawDictionary. Likewise, historical annotations pertaining to the
are derived from theactual documents themselves, as preserved by British historians/archivists.
As a point of interest, the
is not a single document. It is a series of documents which, if one includes the Forest Charter of King Henry III, total nine in number. That total includes the firstrough draft signed at sword-point by King John at Runnymede as well as the more formal Charter latersigned by him which had been slightly revised from the field draft. His successor to the throne of England, King Henry III, at the insistence of the Barons, signed a confirmation of the
atthree different times during his reign. He also signed the Forest Charter. Each time this was done therewere revisions made to the
. Likewise, the next to sit the throne of England, KingEdward I, reconfirmed (and revised) the “Great Charter(s) of Liberties” three times during his reign. Itwas always at the insistence of the Barons (the landlords). The repeated revision of the Magna Chartahas been the cause of a good deal of confusion with regard to citing a particular chapter/article designation.The
is considered by many to be the first major step taken in history toward the formationof a system of government which culminated in our own Constitution. Some consider it to be thefoundation upon which our Constitution rests. Most of the men and women who founded this nationwere, by all indications, honorable and forthright people. It is not likely they had some hidden agendawhen they announced their independence to the rest of the world.
The Unanimous Declarations andResolves of 1776
contains nearly thirty express grievances, two of which make direct reference to theCommon Law of England and the Magna Charta. All doubt was thereby removed as to why they werein open revolt against their own lawful King. They were being deprived of many Rights enjoyed by allother British subjects. When you focus too closely on just one of the grievances listed, you run the risk of losing sight of all the rest.Another significant aspect of the
is that it is generally viewed as having effectivelybrought an end to the feudal system of tenure in England. With that came an end to the feudal concept