Click here to skip to content

Online exhibits: Star items

40 key icons of liberty and progress, from Magna Carta to the Declaration of Human Rights, listed by category. Use the + and - buttons to collapse or expand lists

Laws of Forests, 1225
Click here to skip to content
Rule of law   timeline
1817 The Black Dwarf
Right to vote   timeline
1836 Minute book of the London Working Men's Association
Four nations   timeline
1998 Belfast Agreement
Freedom of speech   timeline
1971 Oz trial
Parliament and people   timeline
1689 Bill of Rights
Human rights   timeline
1957 Wolfenden Report
Freedom from want   timeline
1942 Beveridge Report

Facebook, Twitter

Follow the British Library for news, offers, features, more

Facebook fan page
Twitter feed

Online shop

Books, cards, mugs, CDs, videos, fridge magnets: things to buy now