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DENIZATION, Eng. law.. The act by which a foreigner becomes a subject of England; but he has not the rights either of a natural born subject, nor of one who has become naturalized. Bac. Ab. Aliens, B.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The ones with limited civil rights, without political rights, granted by the king (denization).
(90) He compiled this information from various sources, including the letters of denization and act of naturalization, returns of aliens, and marriage licenses.