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February 5, 2015

‘Icon of Justice – Pledge of Freedom’ Hereford Cathedral hosts Exhibition

Hereford’s Magna Carta is the focal point for an exciting range of events, activities and an exhibition of original documents and artefacts in 2015.

Running from 23 March to 30 September 2015, the exhibition entitled ‘Magna Carta: Icon of Justice – Pledge of Freedom’ will give a taste of the 13th century to visitors, with period illuminations and documents from the historic Chained Library displayed alongside the Magna Carta.

The Hereford Magna Carta, the finest surviving 1217 exemplar, represents the most significant revision of the original 1215 document issued during the reign of King John’s son Henry III.


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