More on Magna Carta

An enjoyable New York Times article from the delightful Sarah Lyall furthers the discussion about that 800 year old piece of paper–was it really magna or sort of minima?

Presented by 40 indignant English barons to their treacherous king in 1215, it has endured as perhaps the world’s first and best declaration of the rule of law. But some say that theory is a misreading of history.

Source: Magna Carta, Still Posing a Challenge at 800 – The New York Times

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