In the year 1215 King John of England signed the Magna Carta, a document which for a while held off a civil war with his Barons. As we all know this document is the first example of a written constitution… Read More ›
52 Books Challenge: #6 Magna Carta; The True Story
I first gazed upon an “original copy” of the Magna Carta about 10 years ago in Salisbury Cathedral. Housed in a special room and enclosed in a large glass case its size and look bears no resemblance to the power… Read More ›
WordPress Photo Challenge: A Peek into Anglo Saxon law and the American Constitution.
As I climbed the inner and outer stairs of Rochester Castle I caught a PEEK of Rochester Cathedral, a holy site with a secret, a document older than the Magna Carta, a document upon which the Magna Carta was based… Read More ›
Magna Carta, not our most important text?
Relaxing in our hotel room the evening before the next days drive from Ramsgate to Rochester we made an incredible discovery: Rochester Cathedral contains a remarkable book which not only influenced the creation of the Magna Carta, but was written… Read More ›
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