May 21, 2015
Sir Robert Worcester KBE DL, “My Magna Carta”, Pilgrims’ Society, Runnymede
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21 May 2015, Sir Robert Worcester KBE DL, “My Magna Carta”, Pilgrims’ Society, Runnymede
Good morning. I’m delighted to be here to speak to the Pilgrims for many reasons, at Runnymede where I came on my first week end living in England to pay tribute to Magna Carta, for my many friends here, some who have heard my ‘My Magna Carta’ story before, to share with you my belief, which I believe
You’ve asked me to talk about ‘My Magna Carta’ today…, so here goes (with Q&A to follow):
- first, ‘Why me, why now?
- second, Why commemorate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Charter of
the Barons in 1215, later, in 1217, called Magna Carta.
- and to conclude my remarks, what’s Magna Carta got to do with the Special
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