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Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World

Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World


1297 Magna Carta (Canberra, Australia)

Posted: 16 Aug 2013 04:36 PM PDT

Written in shorthand Latin (after all writing material were expensive in those days) on vellum, the Magna Carta (Great Charter) is one of the world’s most important legal documents influencing the constitutions of many countries (including Australia, Canada and USA). Initially issued in 1215 by King John, this version is from 1297 (under King Edward 1) and is one of only 17 existing copies...

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