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  • Hebrew Charters describing Jews in Medieval Englan...

    Manuscript, Charter Created date: 1221 - 80

    Jews occupied a precarious position in medieval English society. They performed an invaluable service as moneylenders, a...

  • Magna Carta, 1225

    Manuscript, Seal, Charter Created date: 11 February 1225

    On 11 February 1225, King Henry III (r. 1216–72) issued what became the final and definitive version of Magna Carta. It ...

  • The Forest Charter of 1225

    Manuscript, Seal, Charter Created date: 11 February 1225

    In 1217, King Henry III (r. 1216–72) issued a new version of Magna Carta, together with a new charter dealing with the r...

  • The Unknown Charter

    Manuscript, Charter Created date: 1200-99

    Throughout the winter of 1214–15, means were sought to restrain the king and to preserve the peace. At some point, perha...