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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 ...

  • The ancestry of King John

    Manuscript

    The 14th century saw a rise in the popularity of manuscripts containing diagrams that traced the ancestry of the English...

  • The Articles of the Barons

    Manuscript, Object, Seal

    Following the seizure of London by the rebel barons in May 1215, prolonged negotiations between the rival parties led to...

  • 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 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 poisoning of King John and coronation of King...

    Manuscript, Illustration

    King John was taken ill in October 1216, having suffered an attack of dysentery, and he died at Newark, Nottinghamshire,...