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Based on the Charter of Liberties. Signed on the 15th of june 1215 ... The barons could overrule the king s decision. Monarchy - - - DEVELOPMENT - - - Democracy ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Magna Carta Libertatum


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Magna Carta Libertatum
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Structure
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Structure
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General information
  • Originally written in Latin
  • Based on the Charter of Liberties
  • Signed on the 15th of june 1215
  • The first document includes 63 paragraphs

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Structure
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Background
1199 The English King John Lackland had become a powerful monarch in Europe
1215 The barons wanted to limit his power
1216 In the following war King John died and his nine-year-old son became king
1216-1272 His son ruled for 56 years
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Structure
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Result / Effect
The Magna Carta influences the development of
many other laws in the later UK Instead of a
revolution the king signed the document The
kings power is limited by the law The barons
could overrule the kings decision
Monarchy - - - gt DEVELOPMENT - - - gt
Democracy
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