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  • 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, 1297

    Manuscript

    After 1225 no new versions of either Magna Carta or the Charter of the Forest were issued. Instead, when called upon to ...

  • On the Laws and Customs of England

    Manuscript, Illustration

    The treatise known as Bracton, composed in the wake of Magna Carta, is the most ambitious legal work from medieval Engla...

  • Sketches of regimental banners from the English Ci...

    Artwork, Manuscript

    During the English Civil Wars, Magna Carta became a powerfully symbolic document, widely invoked by parliamentarians. Fo...

  • The papal bull annulling Magna Carta

    Manuscript, Object, Seal

    The papal bull annulling Magna Carta was issued by Pope Innocent III (1161–1216) on 24 August 1215. It was written by a ...

  • The Second Part of the Institutes of the Lawes of ...

    Book, Illustration

    Written in the late 1620s, Sir Edward Coke’s Institutes was a pioneering four-volume treatise on English common law. Whi...