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John Lackland (King John)

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1166 - 1216

Nationality:
English

Historical Period:
The Medieval Period

King John (1166-1216), also known as John Lackland, was King of England between 1199 and his death in 1216. Under his reign he was forced by his barons to sign a “charter of liberties” known as Magna Carta in 1215 which became a foundation stone of Anglo-American law in subsequent centuries.

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