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Only men who know the law and can be trusted to keep it will be appointed as justices, constables, sheriffs, or other officials.
King John had appointed several men to various royal offices, including non-Englishmen, who had little care for English law or traditions. These men were greatly disliked by the barons because of their dishonest and unprincipled ways. The barons demanded John appoint men who were learned in the law and who intended to uphold it.