Magna Carta and its global influence

Lesson rationale

The Magna Carta’s journey across the country in medieval times provides a fascinating insight into medieval communication, but its later travels across the world provide an even greater insight into the legacy of this document. This activity will explore where Magna Carta travelled to and possible connections between these places.

Key questions in this lesson:

  • Where did knowledge and ideas from Magna Carta travel to?
  • What connections can we make between these places?