Magna Carta

New York, NY, September 18, 2015—The New-York Historical Society is proud to display a rare early copy of the Magna Carta, one of the most important historical documents in the world, in an exhibition titled Magna Carta 800: Sharing the Legacy of Freedom. On loan from Hereford Cathedral in England, this 1217 version of the Magna Carta will be on view at the New-York Historical Society from

London—2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta, and a copy of the first engraved version, published by John Pine some 500 years later could sell for £15,000 ($23,000) when it goes under the hammer at Bloomsbury Auctions on Thursday 21st May in the auctioneer’s bi-annual Important Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper sale.

Magna Carta is recognised as one

To mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, the great English charter of rights and liberties that received King John’s seal in 1215, the Library of Congress in association with Thomson Reuters will publish "Magna Carta: Muse & Mentor," the companion book to the Library’s exhibition of the same title that opens Nov. 6.

Edited by Justice Randy J. Holland (Delaware Supreme Court),

SAN MARINO, Calif.—A full slate of exhibitions at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens—from a powerful installation of photographs featuring two renowned American photographers to anniversary celebrations of the Magna Carta and the 13th Amendment—is planned through summer 2015, as well as the opening of the new $68 million

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Magna Carta, the great charter of rights and liberties, stands at the heart of

The four surviving original copies of Magna Carta will be brought together for the first time in history in 2015, the year of the 800th anniversary of the issue of the Charter by King John in 1215. The unification, which will be held at the British Library in collaboration with Lincoln Cathedral and Salisbury Cathedral and supported by the law firm Linklaters, will take place over 3 days in

Washington, D.C. — June 10, 2013 — This November, the National Archives will significantly expand its permanent exhibitions with the opening of the new David M. Rubenstein Gallery and Visitor Orientation Plaza. The project has been made possible thanks to a generous gift of $13.5 million from philanthropist David M. Rubenstein to the Foundation for the National Archives, an

Oxford, 27 September 2011. The Bodleian Libraries’ autumn exhibition Treasures of the Bodleian opens to the public this Friday, 30 September. It will feature a selection of the Bodleian’s rarest, most important and most evocative items, from ancient papyri through medieval oriental manuscripts to twentieth-century printed books and ephemera.

Highlights of the exhibition include: