Magna Carta

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the royal charter of political rights given to rebellious English barons by King John in 1215

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The Great Charter is not just about the Magna Carta and the conflict between King John and the Barons, there is a parallel futuristic story told in alternate scenes about a totalitarian state run by The Protector.
1) Magna Carta Libertatum (the Great Charter of Freedoms) is and English legal charter, originally issued in 1215.
However, judged under historic American standards it seems "scrawny" because it does not establish justice, secure the blessings of liberty, or live up to the other familiar phrases of that great charter of limited government, our Constitution.
THE Magna Carta (Latin for Great Charter, literally "Great Paper"), was originally written in Latin in 1215.
The Middleham trainer bids to continue his excellent record this afternoon with Great Charter
THE Magna Carta - Latin for Great Charter - was drawn up to resolve disagreements between the rights of the king and the English barons.
In general, across the country there is a deafening silence on the part of our spiritual leaders about the great charter of love and life called HV.
Germany's acquiescence to the Versailles Treaty, including the Schmachparagraphen ("shame paragraphs") asserting German war guilt, was an indispensable condition for approving what Wilson called "a great charter for a new order of things"--including the creation of mankind's first world government body, the League of Nations.
Customers' charter needs are why we began this division in 1991, and we will continue to provide the same, great charter services.
When I did an internet search for articles on the Magna Carta, signed in July 1215, the first site listed was for Magna Carta: The Great Charter and the second was for Magna Carta Recordings, 1989.
THE great charter school experiment that's turning into a successful learning lab is ready to expand.
The barons who forced King John to sign their Magna Carta or Great Charter were particularly grieved by "arbitrary infringements of personal liberty and rights of property.
We need to continue to open new, great charter schools while strengthening our efforts to close those that persistently fail.
It is now the theme of The Great Charter, a new community opera created by North Yorkshire-based composer Timothy Craig Harrison and librettist Paul Hodgson, which will be performed at both Durham and Middlesbrough cathedrals.