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Magna Carta Commemoration Essays

A collection of essays about the history and continuing significance of Magna Carta.

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English constitutional statutes and cases were, as their “birthright,” of fundamental importance to the English colonists of America in their struggles with colonial and imperial authorities. In the earlier Stuart reigns Magna Carta, as the greatest of all English statutes of liberty, was regarded…