John Lackland (King John)
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.
Quotes from John Lackland (King John):
- John Lackland (King John) on the principle of “trial by jury”
Titles from John Lackland (King John):
- Author: Magna Carta: A Commentary