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