He, above most, would have appreciated the significance of Magna Carta
, a document which, back in the 13th century, enshrined the notion that nobody, not even the monarch, was above the law.
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Three general points about European legal history in the years during which Magna Carta
was formulated provide useful, even necessary, background to the subject of this Lecture.
People would have felt the practical effects of the Magna Carta
very powerfully in the back half of 1215, but not as if they were emancipated or granted a long schedule of rights.
Thus, Magna Carta
was formally in legal effect for only ten weeks, and war broke out in September 1215.
was the most prominent manifestation of the beginning of this robust response to administrative adjudication, and it thus illuminates the real meaning of due process.
In stark contrast to its predecessors, (9) Magna Carta
did not arise from the noble intentions of an enlightened ruler, but was imposed upon the government by the country's exasperated populace.
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond welcomed the increase in funding for the Magna Carta
Fund for Human Rights and Democracy, stating:
The Magna Carta
had to be under 24-hour line-of-sight watch; post's regional security officers spent six straight days and nights on guard, In the end, the visa area, Lincoln Hall, was transformed into a museum with 19 display panels describing the document's history and importance and a massive tent to display the Magna Carta
and the King's Writ, a note from 1215 announcing the document's signing.
was the rallying point for the first English rebellion in the name of ideals.
In the Glorious Revolution of 1688, Parliament checked the Crown's arbitrary wielding of power, in part, by grounding their arguments in the aforementioned ideas set forth in the Magna Carta
Holt noted in his classic Magna Carta
(1965), when Henry I ascended to the throne in 1100, he introduced an elaborate coronation charter, which detailed some of the laws and liberties he swore to preserve.