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Cathedral scribe penned Salibsury Magna Carta

Handwriting analysis has been used to determine that the same cathedral scribe who wrote the Register of St. Osmund also penned the Salisbury Magna Carta. Scholars have long thought that the Magna Carta was issued by the king in the Chancery, the king's central court, written by his scribes there and

1300 edition of the Magna Carta found

An edition of the Magna Carta produced in 1300 and worth more than $15 million has been found in an archive in Kent, England. “It is a fantastic piece of news for Sandwich which puts it in a small category of towns and institutions that own a 1300 issue.” Vincent said the

Magna Carta to get new gaseous bath

The famous Magna Carta, which has been lying in a sealed box containing helium, will soon be moved to a new box filled with Argon. The very first Magna Carta dates to 1215, when English barons forced King John to write down the traditional rights and liberties of the country's

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