Magna Carta

The Failure of Magna Carta

The Introduction to the Medieval Warfare magazine issue on 'A War for England - the First Barons' War'


Why Indefinite Detention Is Un-American

Governments throughout the vast majority of history have abused individual liberty and ignored basic safeguards like due process and habeas …

Thomas Jefferson

Historic Magna Carta site to get makeover

The site where King John was forced to agree Magna Carta, one of the most important documents in world history, is being transformed with 1.6 million …

National Trust

Political, historical events of State echo in Lok Sabha

The current political events and history related to Karnataka echoed in the Lok Sabha on Friday during the daylong debate on the no-confidence motion …


This Crackerjack Lineup of Baseball Memorabilia Drives Home the Game’s American Essence

Baseball’s fidelity to its past easily outdistances that of any other sport. Not only are today’s players still compared to Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner …


Do we need a Magna Carta for social media?

It remains to be seen what impact GDPR will have. Meanwhile, we need the internet giants to want to protect people and their data, writes John …

Social Media

Oscillations #33

Oscillations #33 | 12.7.2018 | Kan 88<br>תנודות בכאן 88. עורך ומגיש: גיל מטוס<p>Tracklist:<br>1. Magna Carta - Times of Change<br>2. Sugar Candy Mountain - Tierd<br>3. …

King Crimson

Measuring the average foot

The foot is a most easily accessible tool and it had a lengthy history as a means of measuring before the introduction of national and international …

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Kingdom LEGO Brick Show at Lincoln Castle - Summer 2018

<b>Times</b> & Prices<p>Daily from Saturday 14th July - Sunday 2nd September: <b>11am – 5pm</b> (attractions open 10am - 5pm).<p>The Castle Day Ticket includes admission …

Travel (UK)

Turner Prize-Winning artist unveils new Magna Carta sculpture in Runnymede

An architectural sculpture by a Turner Prize-winning artist was unveiled on Saturday (June 17) at Runnymede, celebrating the legacy of Magna …

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12 Year Old Girl Discovers That All But One US President Are Directly Related To Each Other

In 2009, a 12-year-old girl stumbled onto an incredible genealogical connection: Every American president but Martin Van Buren shares a common …


Medieval Clash of Steel at Lincoln Castle - June 23rd–24th

<b>Times</b> & Prices<p>Saturday 23rd - Sunday 24th June: <b>11am – 4:30pm</b> (attractions open 10am - 5pm).<p>The Castle Day Ticket includes admission to the Medieval …

Travel (UK)

Mark Wallinger and Studio Octopi unveil labyrinth and reflective pool at Runnymede

A labyrinth and reflective pool, called Writ in Water, has opened on the site near where the Magna Carta was signed, in Runnymede, England.<p>Set in a …


Magna Carta 'reflective' artwork opens at Runnymede

<b>An artwork marking the anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215 has been unveiled in Surrey.</b><p>Writ in Water, by Mark Wallinger, was commissioned by the National Trust.<p>Wallinger drew inspiration from Clause 39 of the charter, which embodies the fundamental principles of justice.<p>The …

National Trust

Turner Prize Winner Mark Wallinger Unveils a Permanent Public Art Tribute to the Magna Carta

On View<p>“Writ in Water” memorializes the sealing of the important document in Runnymede in 1215.<p>,<p>The British artist Mark Wallinger has unveiled a …

National Trust

Mark Wallinger and Studio Octopi installation celebrates the Magna Carta

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mark wallinger + studio octopi use rammed stone to create secluded sanctuary in surrey

<b>an architectural artwork by mark wallinger and studio octopi has opened at runnymede in the english county of surrey.</b> more than 800 years ago, the …

National Trust

Monday Links

June 18 is the anniversary of the 1815 Battle of Waterloo: history, quotes, and video (including, of course, a Lego re-enactment).<p>Construction …

French History

Magna Carta on Forests, How to Measure Wine

In 2012, David Cameron spent an excruciatingly long two minutes discussing the Magna Carta with David Letterman. The British prime minister struggled …

David Letterman

What is Magna Carta Day and five other things you probably didn’t know about the document

<b>Today marks 803 years since the signing of the Magna Carta, which was once described as ‘the greatest constitutional document of all times’.</b><p>The …


Magna Carta | C-SPAN Classroom

June 15, 1215<p>On This Day: Magna Carta<p>Magna Carta was drafted by a group of barons who joined together for protection of their property and rights …

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Sanctuary for human rights: Mark Wallinger's Magna Carta chamber

It was important that it seemed to grow out of the land, as if it was laying down its own sediments<p>Between the Thames, Windsor Great Park and the M25 is a series of lush meadows, knee-high in midsummer grass and buttercups, that were given to the National Trust in the 1930s. They are grazed by …

National Trust

Permanent memorial to Magna Carta created by Turner Prize winner | Financial Times

Mark Wallinger, the Turner Prize winner, has designed the first permanent British memorial to the signing of the Magna Carta at Runnymede in …

National Trust

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These documents keys to a civilized world (Daily Mail)

As we near America’s July birthday, it is useful to remind ourselves that preceding that date in both calendar months and centuries is the June …


RAF100 Dinner at Lincoln Cathedral - August 10th

An evening of fine food and entertainment in the Nave of Lincoln Cathedral to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force.<p>Following on from the …

Travel (UK)

10 Things You Need to Know about Magna Carta

<i>Here is a quick guide to Magna Carta – how it came to be and what was in it.</i><p><b>1. The Kings of England were seen to be tyrants by the nobility</b><p>Even …


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The organized bar must address attacks on the judiciary

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• The organized bar must address attacks on…<p>Defending Justice<p>Photograph courtesy of William Hubbard.<p>It is a critical time for all …

U.S. Supreme Court

Why ‘Bad King John’ was actually good

Was 'Bad King John', as he has been famously nicknamed, really as 'bad' as history has made him out to be? Here, writing for <i>History Extra</i>, author …

World History