You are forbidden and cannot tax people without our consent
Since King James deserted the kingdom, we as Parliament declare that he is renounced from the throne!
Do I need excessive bail to be released?
You are getting fined $1000!
When King James deserted his kingdom, the Parliament said that he had renounced the throne. The Parliament also declared that the sovereign could not make decisions about laws without Parliament's approval or impose taxes on people without Parliament's consent.
How dare you offer her something to drink! You're going to jail!
Can I get you something to drink?
Excessive bail was not required, so the people didn't have to pay more than what was fair to bail.
Police were not able to give excessive fines to people for little things.
Cruel and unusual punishments would not be tolerated.