Magna Carta
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What is Magna Carta and why is it so important?

It is the most famous document in history - Magna Carta - and it was sealed 800 years ago today.

This humble piece of parchment is celebrated for creating the very concept of human rights, the idea that "all men are equal".

But what exactly is Magna Carta? And who was it really written for?

Produced by Stephanie Hegarty. Designer Mojgan Fakharian

  • 15 Jun 2015
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