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Fed up with King John’s abuse of power, the English barons revolted against him. The result: King John, the barons, and the church compromised and created the Magna Carta Charter. The fact that this happened in the summer of 1215 and we are still discussing its significance testifies as to how pertinent the document was in shaping Britain’s political history. Five centuries after the Magna Carta’s birth, Magna Carta Commemoration Essays celebrates this important piece of history.

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Table of Contents

Magna carta celebration committee, 1914.
Preface by Viscount Bryce.
Introduction by the editor.
Magna carta, 1215-1915, by Prof. McKechnie.
Innocent III and the Charter, by Prof. G. B. Adams.
Barons and knights in the Great charter, by J. H. Round.
Clause 39, by Paul Vinogradoff.
Per iudicium parium vel per legem terrae, by Prof. Powicke.
Magna carta nd the common law, by Prof. McIlwain.
The influence of Magna carta on American constitutional development, by H. D. Hazeltine.
Magna carta and Spanish mediæval jurisprudence, by Rafael Altamira.
Financial records of the reign of King John, by Hilary Jenkinson.


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