The Nuttall Encyclopedia
An Act of Parliament passed in the reign of Charles II. to ensure the protection of one accused of a crime prior to conviction in an open court of justice.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Habeas Corpus'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/h/habeas-corpus.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.