charter (n.)
right, privilege, prerogative
AW IV.v.89[Lafew to Countess, of his privilege] of that I have made a bold charter
AYL II.vii.48[Jaques to Duke] I must have liberty ... as large a charter as the wind
Cor I.ix.14[Martius to Lartius, of Volumnia] Who has a charter to extol her blood
R3 III.i.54[Buckingham to Cardinal Bourchier] You break no privilege nor charter
Sonn.58.9[] your charter is so strong, / That you yourself may privilege your time
Sonn.87.3[] The charter of thy worth gives thee releasing
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