23 septembre 2015

Rare copy of 1217 Magna Carta goes on view at the New-York Historical Society

The Magna Carta, or “Great Charter,” was initially developed in 1215 and issued by King John as a peace treaty with rebel barons to address specific grievances of his rule. Photo: ©The Dean and Chapter of Hereford Cathedral from the Library and Archive collections. NEW YORK, NY.- The New-York Historical Society is displaying a rare early copy of the Magna Carta, one of the most important historical documents in the world, in an exhibit titled Magna Carta 800: Sharing the Legacy of Freedom. On loan from Hereford Cathedral... [Lire la suite]
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