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Dictum of Kenilworth

Issued in October 1266, these were the terms of the supporters of Simon de Montfort for ending their resistance to Henry III of England. Issued from Kenilworth Castle, its main demand was the right to buy back confiscated estates.

The king agreed and after a slight modification of terms, peace was agreed in 1267.



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