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The Magna Carta at the British Library

As you would expect, the British Library has a major exhibit bringing together extant copies of the Great Charter. Also announced today, the cover of our #MagnaCarta exhibition book @britishlibrary @BLMedieval http://t.co/1aqwlokHsJ pic.twitter.com/2XGIaKpOQG — Julian Harrison (@julianpharrison) February 2, 2015 … Continue reading

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Magna Carta

I follow Tom Holland – one of my favorite historians – on Twitter. He always has something interesting to say. In the tweet below, he brought my attention to an essay by David Carpenter in The Guardian: "What happened in a … Continue reading

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800 Year Anniversary of Magna Carta

2014 witnessed the 1200th anniversary of the death of Charlemagne and of course the centenary of the start of the Great War. 2015 marks the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. Two new £2 #coins in 2015 mark the 800th Anniversary of #MagnaCarta … Continue reading

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