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October 13, 2011

Magna Carta; a Precedent For Recent Constitutional Change

By The Rt. Hon. The Lord Woolf - Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales

Magna Carta Lecture ,Royal Holloway, University of London


790 years ago, John, the King of England was having a little local difficulty with his barons. His attempts to defend his extensive dominions across the Channel, including Normandy and a considerable portion of western France, had been a disaster. This was despite the exorbitant demands that he had made of his subjects…

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