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  • Burnt copy of Magna Carta with the seal attached

    Manuscript, Charter, Seal

    One of the four surviving copies of the 1215 Magna Carta, this document is now so badly damaged as to be barely readable...

  • Charter of King John to Robert of Braybrooke

    Charter, Manuscript, Seal

    Robert of Braybrooke (1168–1210) was listed by the chronicler Roger of Wendover (d. 1236) as one of King John’s evil cou...

  • Magna Carta 1215

    Manuscript, Charter

    John, by the grace of God King of England, Lord of Ireland, Duke of Normandy and Aquitaine and Count of Anjou, to his a...

  • Magna Carta, 1225

    Manuscript, Seal, Charter

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

  • Magna Carta and other Ancient Statutes

    Charter, Booklet

    Richard Pynson (1448–1529) was born in Normandy but by 1482 he was working in London as a glover. By 1502, he had establ...

  • Statute book containing Magna Carta issued by King...

    Manuscript, Charter

    During the 13th and 14th centuries, Magna Carta was frequently copied into chronicles and collections of charters and st...

  • The Forest Charter of 1225

    Manuscript, Seal, Charter

    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 Great Charter and Charter of the Forest

    Book, Charter, Illustration

    William Blackstone’s The Great Charter and Charter of the Forest contains the texts of 14 medieval documents, tracing th...

  • The Ordinances of 1311

    Manuscript, Charter

    Once Magna Carta had been entered on to the Statute Roll in 1297, it became a potent means of challenging royal authorit...

  • The statutes of the realm

    Booklet, Charter

    The Statutes of the Realm was a ground-breaking publication which, for the first time, brought together printed editions...