Monday, June 15, 2015

Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Today

One amongst several thousand charters issued by King John, the most famous being the Magna Carta. This 'newly discovered' charter from our Archives is included in The Magna Carta Project  a landmark investigation of the Magna Carta and King John.

Notification that the king has granted his protection to the nuns of Steinfield Priory and their people, lands and possessions, 14 April 1209 (Keele University Library, Hatton-Wood M72/46/10)

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