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Magna Carta


Magna Carta Libertatum commonly called Magna Carta ("the Great Charter"), is a charter agreed to by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor, on ...

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 800th Anniversary | Celebrating 800 years of democracy


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

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”.

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 ...

Magna Carta | England [1215] | Britannica.com


Jun 3, 2016 ... 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 Rule of History - The New Yorker


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

Magna Carta - Britannia.com


Magna Carta The Great Charter of English liberty granted (under considerable duress) by King John at Runnymede on June 15, 1215 ...

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


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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 ...