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Lincoln Magna Carta Lecture Series: Lord Cormack

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Speaker Lord Cormack discusses ‘2015 – The Year of Pilgrimage’, as part of the Lincoln Magna Carta Lecture Series 2015. Lord Patrick Cormack, DL FSA, of the Historic Lincoln Trust, will be establishing the 2015 Magna Carta Lecture Series with: ‘2015 The Year of Pilgrimage’. This lecture promises to fascinate its audience, and will take […]


Parliament in the Making

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In 2015 The Houses of Parliament, along with the nation, will be celebrating a special year: 750 years since the De Montfort parliament and 800 years since the sealing of Magna Carta. Parliament in the Making is a year-long programme of UK-wide events and activities which will commemorate significant historic anniversaries that underpinned the establishment […]

Gresham College Magna Carta Lecture

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Alderman Alan Yarrow will present the welcome by the President of Gresham College, after which Lord Judge and Anthony Arlidge QC will uncover not only what the Charter meant in 1215, but also how it has become a talisman for freedom and democracy – and relating to the publication of their book Magna Carta Uncovered […]

Professor Nigel Saul lecture at Beckenham Historical Association

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Thursday 22 January   Magna Carta at 800: Why Celebrate? Professor Saul will discuss the modern relevance of Magna Carta – the product of a feuding Medieval Society which has since shaped the way we think about liberty and the Rule of Law. For more information, click here. Entry to meetings is free for HA members […]

Nigel Saul

Professor Nigel Saul lecture at the Bray Society

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Professor Saul from Royal Holloway College, University of London, will tell us about the history and significance of the Magna Carta – a document which is one of the foundations of our liberties. 6th January, 2015 For more information on the lecture, and to contact the Bray Society, click here.

The Almonry

Evesham: Countdown to Battle

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A series of exhibitions held at the Almonry Heritage Centre that explore and interpret the events leading up, month by month, to the final, decisive battle of the Baron’s War. The Almonry is a remarkable Grade I Listed, 14th Century building; inside you will find an outstanding collection set within 12 rooms and tranquil gardens. Explore […]

Evesham Battle Trail

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This is a self-guided Trail, clearly signed by waymarked posts, which takes you over the general area where the battle was fought. It simply attempts to show you the lie of the land and leaves you to envisage for yourself what happened here on 4th August 1265. Besides exploring the scene of the battle, we […]

See http://mymagnacarta.esu.org/ for more information on this competition.

My Magna Carta, at the English Speaking Union

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“The world’s youth are tasked with presenting a new document that safeguards and promotes the rights, privileges and liberties of either their own country or the whole world.” In partnership with Royal Holloway College, this is an international creative essay competition for 11 to 18 year olds, to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of […]


Magna Carta 800th Battlefields Project

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The role and significance of dozens of the most significant battlefields and sieges in the story of the fight for Magna Carta are to be highlighted by the Battlefields Trust and the Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Commemoration Committee thanks to a grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project will raise awareness of the battlefields […]