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Magna Carta


Magna Carta also called Magna Carta Libertatum is a charter agreed by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor, on 15 June 1215. First drafted by  ...

Magna Carta an introduction - The British Library


Essential information about Magna Carta. Why was it created? What does it say and why has it become one of the most celebrated documents in history?

Magna Carta - British History - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Magna Carta, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

The Magna Carta 1215 - Constitution Society


The Magna Carta (The Great Charter). Preamble: John, by the grace of God, king of England, lord of Ireland, duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, and count of ...

Magna Carta - History Learning Site


The Magna Carta was signed in June 1215 between the barons of Medieval England and King John. 'Magna Carta' is Latin and means “Great Charter”.

Magna Carta 800th Anniversary | Celebrating 800 years of democracy


Bringing you all the latest news about MagnaCarta's 800th anniversary in 2015.

The Meaning of Magna Carta since 1215 | History Today


Most students of English history know that King John's barons forced him to grant Magna Carta, the great charter of liberties that placed the English king under ...

Magna Carta | England [1215] | Britannica.com


Aug 28, 2015 ... By declaring the sovereign to be subject to the rule of law and documenting the liberties held by “free men,” the Magna Carta would provide the ...

The Magna Carta Project


A landmark investigation into Magna Carta 1215 and Magna Carta 1225 providing text, translations and expert commentaries, together with the itinerary and ...

Magna Carta - USHistory.org


Magna Carta, in a collection of Historic Documents of America.

The Magna Carta
The Magna Carta is one of the most celebrated documents in English history but later interpretations have tended to obscure its real significance in 1215. This iconic document was not intended to be a lasting declaration of... More »
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Magna Carta - The British Library


Magna Carta is one of the most celebrated documents in history. Examine the British Library's copy close-up and learn more about its history and legacy.

Featured Document: The Magna Carta


"The democratic aspiration is no mere recent phase in human history . . . It was written in Magna Carta." --Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1941 Inaugural address.

Magna Carta - Internet History Sourcebooks Project - Fordham ...


The Text of Magna Carta. Introductory Note. As might be expected, the text of the Magna Carta of 1215 bears many traces of haste, and is clearly the product of ...