Where is Magna Carta Today?

Magna_Carta_(1225_version_with_seal) My latest article on the Magna Carta 2015 Canada site looks at the stories of the surviving copies of the Great Charter. There are twenty-three remaining versions of the famous document engrossed with the royal seal from the reign of King John, his son Henry III and his grandson, Edward I, dating from 1215 to 1300. Most have remained in the United Kingdom but one Magna Carta has found a permanent home in the United States and another in Australia. Some narrowly escaped fire, neglect or a tailor’s shears. All are rare examples of a Charter that was once intended for cathedrals and castles in every English county.

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