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Magna Carta - Wikipedia


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

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.

Featured Document: The Magna Carta


Magna Carta Translation. [Preamble] Edward by the grace of God King of England, lord of Ireland and duke of Aquitaine sends greetings to all to whom the  ...

Magna Carta - USHistory.org


View the original text of history's most important documents, including the Magna Carta.

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 | England [1215] | Britannica.com


Jun 3, 2016 ... Magna Carta, English Great Charter, charter of English liberties granted by King John on June 15, 1215, under threat of civil war and reissued ...

Magna Carta 800th Anniversary | Celebrating 800 years of democracy


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

History of the Magna Carta | Magna Carta Trust 800th Anniversary ...


Magna Carta was not the first time that a monarch had agreed in writing to safeguard the rights, privileges and liberties of the clergy and the nobles – to place ...

The Magna Carta Myth - The New Yorker


Apr 20, 2015 ... Did Magna Carta really change the world? Jill Lepore on the eight-hundredth anniversary of the historic agreement.

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.

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 ...

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 ...