Sentence Examples


  • Extends the concessions obtained by the greater barons for themselves to the lesser landholders, the tenants of the tenants-in-chief.
  • He followed this up by excommunicating the barons who had obtained it, and in the autumn of 1215 the inevitable war began.
  • Here were many grievances, and the barons set to work to redress them.
  • He then seized, but soon released, Stephen Colonna and some other barons who had spoken disparagingly of him.
  • Taking heart, the exiled barons gathered together some troops, and war began in the neighbourhood of Rome.