🎧 Magna Carta
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 4m 32s
The Magna Carta is a charter agreed to by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor, on 15 June 1215. First drafted by the Archbishop of Canterbury to make peace between the unpopular King and a group of rebel barons, it promised the protection of church rights, protection for the barons from illegal imprisonment, access to swift justice, and limitations on feudal payments to the Crown, to be implemented through a council of 25 barons.;Twitter Instagram Facebook Dan Snow;Producer: Dan Morelle
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