For example, in 1317, a Simon of Rattlesdene claimed that he was being sold a wine gene contaminated with salt water, and in a fictitious way this will be done “by force and arms, namely with swords, arrows and bows.”  The Court of Chancery and King`s Bench slowly began to accept claims without the fictitious charge of violence and weapons dating back to the 1350s. A lawsuit for simple breach of an alliance (a solemn undertaking) had required the establishment of formal proof of the agreement with a seal. However, in the case of The Humber Ferryman, a complaint was admitted, without documentary evidence, against a smuggler who threw overboard a horse he was to carry on the Humber River.  Despite this liberalization, a threshold of 40 shillings was established for the amount of the dispute in the 1200s.  When, in the middle of the twentieth century, fears about unfair terms and, in particular, exclusion terms were reversed, making strong use of the doctrine of counter-proferentem. Ambiguities contained in clauses that exclude or limit a party`s liability would be interpreted against the person relying on them. In the main case, Canada Steamship Lines Ltd v. R, the crown hangar burned down in the Port of Montreal and destroyed goods from Canada Steamship Lines. . .