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The 25 Barons

The twenty five Barons were the feudal barons who forced King John to agree to the Articles of the Barons and to put his royal seal in the meadow of Runnymede on June 15th, 1215. It then led to the issuance of the Magna Carta on June 19th, 1215. Even if their true objective probably was to get rid of this king and appoint another one, who would be more amenable to their requests, even if most of the points that they had King John to agree to in the end aimed to deal with their own issues, ie those of the nobility (at the difference of the Charter of the Forest), the Magna Carta ended up as one of the most recognisable and influential constitutional documents ever made.

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  • Magna Carta

    par The 25 Barons

    ISBN : 978-1-909053-97-7
    Date de parution : 20 juin 2013
    Nombre de pages : 39 pages

    The “Magna Carta” is one of the greatest and most famous constitutional documents of all times, especially in the English-speaking world, where it is held in high esteem and where it has influenced key elements of the American or Australian legal systems and constitutions. It is also widely regarded in Britain as the (...)

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