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Magna Carta Commemoration Essays

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On 15th June 1215 the Magna Carta was sealed under oath by King John at Runnymede, on the bank of the River Thames near Windsor, England. 2015 is the 800th anniversary of this charter, which led eventually to the rule of constitutional law in England and beyond. This book of essays on various aspects of the Charter was written by distinguished academics for the Royal Historical Society to commemorate the 700th anniversary of Magna Carta. N. B. The readers in this project are not scholars of mediaeval Latin or French. Where there are passages or phrases of Latin and Old French, we have endeavoured to make them clear, but make no claim to authentic pronunciation. (Summary by Ruth Golding)

On 15th June 1215 the Magna Carta was sealed under oath by King John at Runnymede, on the bank of the River Thames near Windsor, England. 2015 is the 800th anniversary of this charter, which led eventually to the rule of constitutional law in England and beyond. This book of essays on various aspects of the Charter was written by distinguished academics for the Royal Historical Society to commemorate the 700th anniversary of Magna Carta. N. B. The readers in this project are not scholars of mediaeval Latin or French. Where there are passages or phrases of Latin and Old French, we have endeavoured to make them clear, but make no claim to authentic pronunciation. (Summary by Ruth Golding)
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On 15th June 1215 the Magna Carta was sealed under oath by King John at Runnymede, on the bank of the River Thames near Windsor, England. 2015 is the 800th anniversary of this charter, which led eventually to the rule of constitutional law in England and beyond. This book of essays on various aspects of the Charter was written by distinguished academics for the Royal Historical Society to commemorate the 700th anniversary of Magna Carta. N. B. The readers in this project are not scholars of mediaeval Latin or French. Where there are passages or phrases of Latin and Old French, we have endeavoured to make them clear, but make no claim to authentic pronunciation. (Summary by Ruth Golding)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

10h 9m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

15:35


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

21:01


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

49:50


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

29:22


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

31:48


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

44:17


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

24:55


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

52:07


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

35:06


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

28:58


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

34:16


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

22:54


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

58:22


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

34:41


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

29:02


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

25:33


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

23:55


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

25:44


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

21:36