June 15th, 1215 – A day worth celebrating

Magna_Carta_(British_Library_Cotton_MS_Augustus_II.106)

June 15th 2015 marks 800 years since a rather famous charter was agreed by the very unpopular King John of England at Runnymede under pressure from a group of rebellious and exasperated barons who had backed his failed war against the French and now sought to constrain him. The severely weakened king had no choice but […]