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83,780. Magna Carta had laid the foundations for the development of parliament. (England & Parliament & Houses of Parliament & Medieval & Magna Carta) Professor David Carpenter, lecture February 2015, ‘Magna Carta and the Mountford Parliament’
30,542. Magna Carta was the start of an irreversible process. (England & Medieval & Middle Ages & Magna Carta) Dr Robert Bartlett, Inside the Medieval Mind IV: Power
75,739. 1230: Henry III came to the throne at the age of nine. He has been king for fourteen years. His powers are limited by a document signed by his father King John. It’s called the Magna Carta. (Henry III & England & Middle Ages & Medieval & Magna Carta) Dan Jones, Britain’s Bloodiest Dynasty s1e2: Hatred
78,330. John was forced to agree to a series of concessions: Magna Carta. (Knight & John) Dr Thomas Asbridge, The Greatest Knight: William the Marshal, BBC 2014
56,922. No constable or other royal official shall take corn or other movable goods from any man without immediate payment, unless the seller voluntarily offers postponement of this. (Law & England & Civil Liberties & Rights & Human Rights & Magna Carta) Magna Carta Clause 28
78,990. No sheriff, royal official, or other person shall take horses or carts for transport from any free man, without his consent. (Law & England & Civil Liberties & Rights & Human Rights & Magna Carta) Clause 30
78,991. In future no official shall place a man on trial upon his own unsupported statement, producing credible witnesses to the truth of it. (Law & England & Civil Liberties & Rights & Human Rights & Magna Carta) Clause 38
30,545. No freeman shall be taken, or imprisoned, or outlawed, or exiled, or in any way harmed, nor will we go upon him nor will we send upon him, except by the legal judgement of his peers or by the law of the land. (Law & England & Civil Liberties & Rights & Human Rights & Magna Carta) Clause 39
30,546. To none will we sell, to none deny or delay, right or justice. (Law & England & Civil Liberties & Rights & Human Rights & Magna Carta) Clause 40
78,617. Magna Charta is such a fellow, that he will have no sovereign. (Law & Magna Carta) Edward Coke, Lords’ amendment to Petition of Right 17th May 1628
78,726. The great charter – Magna Carta. Its sixty-three clauses cover a wide range of royal concessions. (Law & Magna Carta) The Strange Case of the Law I: The Story of English Justice: Laying Down the Law BBC 2012
78,727. Magna Carta would be become a clarion call against overbearing government. (Law & Magna Carta) ibid.
94,468. Where justice is concerned, the principles of Magna Carta are a reference to which we should always return to ensure that we are proceeding in the right direction. David Neuberger, president supreme court
94,469. As a symbol of the struggle against tyranny it will always retain its value. Danny Danziger & John Gillingham, authors 1215: The Year of Magna Carta
94,470. Here is a law which is above the King and which even he must not break. This reaffirmation of a supreme law and its expression in a general charter is the great work of Magna Carta; and this alone justifies the respect in which men have held it. Winston Churchill
94,471. The democratic aspiration is no mere recent phase in human history. It is human history. It permeated the ancient life of early peoples. It blazed anew in the Middle Ages. It was written in Magna Charta. Franklin D Roosevelt
100,161. This is the last journey of King John – the Magna Carta king. (John & Magna Carta & England & English Civil Wars) Ben Robinson, The Last Journey of the Magna Carta King, BBC
100,162. It would lead to the invasion of England, the country ripped apart by civil war, and the king dead. (John & Magna Carta & England & English Civil Wars) ibid.
77,897. Relations between a state and its people can easily break down ... 800 years ago in England one such crisis – local, limited, particular ... a sort of blueprint ... It’s become a working constitution. (John I & England & Magna Carta & Medieval) David Starkey’s Magna Carta, BBC 2015
77,898. King John certainly knew how to abuse power. (John I & England & Magna Carta & Medieval) ibid.
77,899. The king would issue Magna Carta, and the barons would swear fealty in return. (John I & England & Magna Carta & Medieval) ibid.
112,783. The barons who had come fully armed presented their demands and King John, reluctantly and already in bad faith, granted what they wished. The agreement became known as Magna Carta. (Monarchy & England & John & Medieval & Magna Carta) Monarchy by David Starkey s1e4: Dynasty
135,939. A piece of parchment written by a medieval scribe, an agreement written in a long dead language between two warring parties, it is a legendary documentary of near mystical significance with the power to change lives and shape human events. They call it simply Magna Carta. (England & Magna Carta & King John) Magna Carta Revealed: People vs The Crown aka Secrets of the Magna Carta, Channel 5 2020
135,940. ‘For generation after generation we have paid in blood for the freedoms that were first won in Magna Carta.’ (England & Magna Carta & King John) ibid. Historian
135,941. $19m: word for word this is the most expensive document in the world, the most valuable piece of paper in human history. (England & Magna Carta & King John) ibid.
135,942. By the time of Robin Hood the English are fed up with the ruthless exploitation. But there’s worst to come when in 1199 Richard the Lionheart is succeeded by his brother King John. (England & Magna Carta & King John) ibid.