Magna Carta

Magna Carta cord, 1225 (DL 10/71)
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Did people take Magna Carta seriously?

In 1225, Henry II proclaimed that the legal rights granted in his latest version of Magna Carta would be ‘held in our kingdom of England forever.’ Students work with a range of documents to consider the lasting impact of the Charter in medieval England.

This workshop supports schools studying the development of Church, state and society in Medieval Britain 1066-1509.

Connections to the curriculum: History

Available as: Virtual classroom, workshop

Session options

This session is delivered as a:

Virtual classroom

in your classroom

1 hour

Workshop

at The National Archives

2 hours

Available: All year

Cost: Free to UK schools

Suitability: Key stage 3

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Tel: +44 (0)20 8392 5365

Fax: +44 (0)20 8487 9202

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