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Magna Carta
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Magna Carta  is an English charter, originally  issued in the year 1215, and reissued later in the  13th century in modified versions. omits certain temporary provisions, including the most  direct challenges to the monarch's authority. It was preceded and directly influenced by the  1100 Charter of Liberties, when King Henry I had  specified particular areas where his powers would  be limited The charter first passed into law in 1225 The 1297 version, with the long title (originally in  Latin)  The Great Charter of the Liberties of  In the Beginning…
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The 1215 Charter required King John of England  to proclaim certain liberties for his subjects no "freeman“ could be punished except through the law  of the land, a right which is still in existence today Magna Carta was the first document forced onto  an English King by a group of his subjects (the 
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2011 for the course HUM 201 taught by Professor David during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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magna_carta - MagnaCarta IntheBeginning

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