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YORK, STATUTE OF. The name of an English statute, passed 12 Edw. II., Anno Domini 1318, and so called because it was enacted at York. It contains many wise provisions and explanations of former statutes. Barr. on the Stat. 174. There were other statutes made at York in the reign of Edw. III., but they do not bear this name.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The evaluated strategies were implemented using Eboracum framework.
Eboracum was the Roman name for which English city?
We see evidence of that from around AD 71 when the Romans in top colonial form conquered the Celtic tribes known as the Brigantes and founded Eboracum which, by the fourth century, was the capital of lower Britain.
See also Francis Drake, Eboracum; or, The History and Antiquities of the City of York (London, 1736), 128.
The walls are originally Roman, dating back to 71AD when the Latin invaders pushed out the Celtic tribes and founded Eboracum.
Considering the city's "respect" for the Yorkists and the last Yorkist king, Richard III (Francis Drake, Eboracum: or The History and Antiquities of the City of York [1736; facsimile reprint Wakefield: EP Publishing, 1978], 125), one can hardly call this beheading "entertainment," as Kathleen Ashley suggests ("Sponsorship, Reflexivity and Resistance," 13), since it was part of King Henry VII's program "earnestly to weede out, and purge his land of all seditious seede, and double harted fruyte, if it were possible, and suche as were founde culpable in any one point, were committed to prison, and eyther punished by fine or extinct by death" (Grafton's Chronicle, 2 vols.
Is York 'ancient' in 1402 by reference to Eboracum, or ancient in 1838 by reference to 1402?
These entries are subsequently reprinted in Francis Drake's 'Eboracum' of 1736.
Eboracum was the Latin name for which English city?
But I bet there were legions ready to fall on their swords after being crucified at Eboracum.