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What is Magna Carta?

Posted By llad On May 10, 2015 @ 8:04 pm In | Comments Disabled

From the British Library

“Narrated by Monty Python’s Terry Jones, this animation takes you back to medieval England to explore the tyranny of King John, the frustrations of the barons and the significance of the charter’s original clauses.”

What is Magna Carta (3:32) [1] (Transcript included)


Extension: “Magna Carta: an introduction” [2] is an article by Claire Breay and Julian Harrison that covers the origin and impact of the Magna Carta.


Tags: Rule of Law, Fair Trial

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[1] What is Magna Carta (3:32): http://www.bl.uk/magna-carta/videos/what-is-magna-carta

[2] “Magna Carta: an introduction”: http://www.bl.uk/magna-carta/articles/magna-carta-an-introduction

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