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Magna Carta
2015-02-10 12:14:24

Signed in 1215 by King John, the Magna Carta was the first step toward democracy in Western civilization after centuries of absolute rule by monarchies, as it bound the king of England to the same laws as any citizen. Eight hundred years later, an original copy of that document has been discovered in the small seaside English town of Sandwich.

2015-01-27 16:21:14

Rare facsimile of Salisbury Magna Carta to be carried on board SOUTHAMPTON, England, Jan.

2014-07-01 12:26:42

LONDON, July 1,( )2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magna Carta World Heritage LLC announced today its campaign to donate the Magna Carta 800(th) Anniversary Edition to schools in Great Britain as part of

2014-05-19 16:22:44

Magna Carta World Heritage LLC announces marketing partnership with American Seniors Association, offering the Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Edition to ASA's five million members, while supporting

2014-04-14 04:21:02

AMSTERDAM, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Snel en Simpel Betalen' is already a success in catering Amsterdam-based Magna Carta, a specialist in facility

2012-02-08 23:53:48

You often hear about the Framers of the Constitution, but not so much the framers of the Magna Carta.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.