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What is Magna Carta?

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Published on Mar 10, 2015

Why is this old piece of parchment considered to be such a powerful symbol of our rights and freedoms? Narrated by Monty Python’s Terry Jones, this animation takes you back to medieval times, when England under the reign of Bad King John. It asks why Magna Carta was originally created and what it meant to those living in the 13th century.

Find out more about Magna Carta at the British Library’s website – http://www.bl.uk/magna-carta

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