Trail 5East of England

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Day 1St Albans and Bury St Edmunds

AM: At St. Albans Abbey, barons and clergy met in 1213 to demand payment from King John for past grievances.

PM: At the High Altar of the Abbey in Bury St. Edmunds the barons reputedly met to swear an oath of allegiance to each other to force King John to accept the Charter.

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Day 2Framlingham and Norwich

AM: Framlingham Castle in Suffolk is home of Roger Bigod, 2nd Earl of Norfolk, and one of the most important of the 25 baronial sureties of Magna Carta.

PM: In 1216 Norwich castle was captured by French forces led by Prince Louis, son of the King of France.

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