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Magna Carta Is 800 Years Old Today

A_Chronicle_of_England_-_Page_226_-_John_Signs_the_Great_Charter - Copy Today marks a truly monumental anniversary: 800 years ago, at Runnymede Meadow, England, King John signed  Magna Carta, June 15, 1215: [emphasis added to quotes]

Magna Carta established for the first time the principle that everybody, including the king, was subject to the law.

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