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1215: Magna Carta

Magna Carta

“The Great Charter of Freedoms” was an agreement imposed on King John of England by rebellious barons in 1215 who sought to limit the power of the monarch.  

The British Library. (2015). What is Magna Carta?. Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xo4tUMdAMw

Stenton, Doris Mary. Magna Carter. Encyclopedia Britannica. https://www.britannica.com/topic/Magna-Carta

1584: Charter to Sir Walter Raleigh

Charter to Sir Walter Raleigh

The granting of rights and privileges to Sir Walter Raleigh by Queen Elizabeth I while undertaking both discovery and piracy on behalf of the Crown.  

Biogrtaphics. (2021). Sir Walter Raleigh: Britain's Greatest Adventurer. Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1c60C84J3A

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