Cart 0

Magna Carta Mania February 10, 2015 – Posted in: Content, Exhibits

The timing is impeccable. On the heels of the beginning of the festivities celebrating the 800 year anniversary of the Magna Carta, in which all four surviving copies of the original edition of 1215 edition will be displayed together for the first time, word comes that another early copy has been discovered! The four surviving copies of the Magna Carta being prepared for display at the British Library. Photograph: Clare Kendall/British Library/PA Unearthed at the Council…

Continue reading

Coming Soon: The four surviving copies of the Magna Carta will be under one roof October 14, 2014 – Posted in: Content, Exhibits

In many respects it is the document that laid the seeds for the western world as we know it. It is where the pursuit of liberty and the rule of law make their first appearance in print. Some highlights of the Charter: – It was the first document forced onto a King of England by a group of his subjects, the feudal barons, in an attempt to limit his powers by law and protect their…

Continue reading