Magna Carta: nine facts you may not know

June 15, 2015 8:07 AM

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London: If you're ever asked at a quiz night, "when and where did King John sign the Magna Carta", there are two possible answers.

The straightforward answer is, of course, precisely 800 years ago, June 15, 1215, on an island in the Thames at Runnymede in Surrey.

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