This course examines the roles that Magna Carta has played historically as well as the importance of Magna Carta today. It aims to equip students with a critical understanding of Magna Carta and its significance around the globe. Students will find out what Magna Carta is, how it came about, and why many believe that it remains one of the most significant documents in history. We will investigate why Magna Carta was perceived as 'radical' in its day, why it continues to be the source of numerous debates, and why its anniversaries are celebrated widely up until the present day. Magna Carta's most recent anniversary took place in 2015, when the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta's sealing on the meadows of Runnymede in Surrey was celebrated.
Magna Carta and its Legacies: Freedom and protestUniversity of London
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TOP REVIEWS FROM MAGNA CARTA AND ITS LEGACIES: FREEDOM AND PROTEST
very accessible for someone with little to no prior knowledge on topic
A very great and interesting course about Magna Carta.
I learned that there is way more to Magna Carta than just the history
An excellent course, however, if fails to address validity of Article 61 in present time.
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