Category Archives: Magna carta

Exhibiting History: Know your Story

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Did you miss the Magna Carta 800th celebrations?

If you missed the Magna Carta celebrations here in Runnymede may I offer you a taste of what happened and why it is important to you? Firstly Magna Carta was 800 on Monday June the 15th 2015 and for you … Continue reading

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Royal Holloway named the safest university

Revealed: the 10 safest places to be a student I was delighted to be directed to this article pointing out that students have voted the Royal Holloway the safest place to study. Great partnership work over a decade is paying … Continue reading

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Magna Carta Events – March

March Highlights: • 1st: A ‘Read not Dead’ performance of ‘The Troublesome Reign of King John’ at Temple Church, from the Globe Theatre • 5th: Seminar commemorating ‘Magna Carta and the Golden Bull’ hosted by the Embassy of Hungary • … Continue reading

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Magna Carta events – February

February Highlights: • The American Bar Association launch their Magna Carta programme at Houston, TX., meeting • Multiple lectures across the country featuring Prof. Nigel Saul, Prof. David Carpenter, Lord Judge, Sir Robert Worcester, together with University of Virginia Magna … Continue reading

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The Magna Carta at 800

Greatfully re-blogged from the Economist: The uses of history : How did a failed treaty between medieval combatants come to be seen as the foundation of liberty in the Anglo-Saxon world? THE great bronze doors of America’s Supreme Court are … Continue reading

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British Library to unite four surviving 1215 editions of Magna Carta in historic exhibition.

On 3rd February 2015, the four surviving original 1215 Magna Carta will be united at the British Library for the first time. The exhibition, sponsored by Linklaters, will see the copies currently in the possession of the British Library, Lincoln Cathedral … Continue reading

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