The Magna Carta

The Magna Carta

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The original document is in Latin so this can only be a fairly rough approximation of the actual content. The
text used is the first version in the Gutenberg collection. - Magna Carta is the most significant early influence
on the long historical process that has led to the rule of constitutional law today. Magna Carta was originally
created because of disagreements between the Pope, King John and his English barons over the rights of the
King. Magna Carta required the king to renounce certain rights and respect certain legal procedures a...
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