Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A statute confirming Magna Charta and Carta de Foresta.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat Confirmation of the charters. A statute passed in the 25 E?dw. I., whereby the Great Charter is declared to be allowed as the common law; all judgments contrary to it are declared void; copies of it are ordered to be sent to all cathedral churches and read twice a year to the people; and sentence of excommunication is directed to be as con: stantly denounced against all those that, by word or deed or counsel, act contrary thereto or in any degree infringe it. 1 BL Comin. 128. Confirmatio est nulla ubi donum praecedens est invalidum. Moore, 764; Co. Litt 295. Confirmation is void where the preceding gift is invalid. Confirmatio omnes snpplet defectus, licet id quod actum est ab initio non valuit. Co.. Litt. 295b. Confirmation supplies nil defects, though that which had been done was not valid at the beginning.