Magna Carta

November 22, 2023
The rare vellum copy of the most celebrated legal document in the English-speaking world was published in 1733 by the English designer, engraver, and cartographer John Pine (1690-1756). It will be
July 11, 2023
This month marks 50 years since the British Library began operations in July 1973
April 29, 2022
Dallas, TX — It began with a framed letter from Franklin Delano Roosevelt gifted to Melvin "Pete" Mark Jr. by his mother-in-law in 1962.
September 18, 2015
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New-York Historical Society is proud to display a rare early copy of the Magna Carta, one of the most important historical documents in the world, in an exhibit
April 29, 2015
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
November 5, 2014
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 w
September 5, 2014
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 photogra
July 15, 2013
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.