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GREAT CHARTER. The name of the charter granted by the English King John, securing to the English people their principal liberties; magna charta. (q. v.)

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Middlesbrough will host The Great Charter JOHN ATTLE
In a 1225 rewrite of the Great Charter, it states "No freeman shall be arrested, or imprisoned, or deprived of his freehold, or his liberties, or free customs, or outlawed, or exiled, or in any manner destroyed, nor will we (the king) pass upon him, nor condemn him, unless by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land.
The Great Charter opera is at Durham Cathedral on Saturday, June 13, and at St Mary's Cathedral in Coulby Newham on Saturday, June 20, at 7.
The Local Government Association is currently doing its best to link its own devolution struggles with an over-powerful central government to those of the 13th century rebel barons with their tyrannical but cash-strapped King - and with some justification, for there's considerably more in the Great Charter pertaining to local government than is sometimes recognised.
London's British Library will put the last remaining versions of the Great Charter - which limited the powers of the crown and paved the way for the British constitution - on display in the Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy exhibition.
WHY THE MAGNA CARTA IS SO IMPORTANT MAGNA Carta - it is Latin for Great Charter - was sealed under oath by King John at Runnymede, on the bank of the River Thames near Windsor on June 15, 1215.
ON THIS 28th day of August in the year of 2007, by the Grace of God and the Blessed Virgin (that tickles the old memory, eh), I have been commanded by a force unseen, otherwise known as our Cultural Ambassador, to write a Great Charter for Liverpool, with the hefty ambition of guiding us into the next 800 years.
This year is the 35th anniversary of the great charter of life and love called "Humanae vitae.
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are mentioned in the great charter, but more important is the truth that men possess these rights, not because of race or creed or station, but because they are human beings.
Thomas adds to his gains as Great Charter (Ryan Jarvis) is too sharp for Top Secret (Peter Robinson/ Paul Tulk) in the handicap sprint.
Holt also wrote the best book on the Great Charter of 1215, and has now produced a second edition of Magna Carta.
This announcement recognizes shining examples of great charter public schools.