Magna Carta

"The Magna Carta is an Angevin charter originally issued in Latin in the year 1215. It was translated into vernacular French as early as 1219, and reissued later in the 13th century in modified versions. The later versions excluded the most direct challenges to the monarch's authority that had been present in the 1215 charter. The charter first passed into law in 1225; the 1297 version, with the long title (originally in Latin) "The Great Charter of the Liberties of England, and of the Liberties of the Forest," still remains on the statute books of England and Wales."

An unfurled scroll bearing closely written words with a seal at the bottom
Magna Carta

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For one version in its Latin original, see la:Magna Carta.

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