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What is the Magna Carta?

By |2018-04-24T08:12:11+00:00August 1st, 2017|Government, History, Medieval|

The Magna Carta Since the time of Edward the Confessor in the 1000s AD, the kings of England had been getting more and more powerful. That was pretty much okay as long as the kings were good kings, like William the Conqueror or Henry II. But when King Richard died in 1199, his younger brother John became king, and John was [...]