Did you miss the Magna Carta 800th celebrations?

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If you missed the Magna Carta celebrations here in Runnymede may I offer you a taste of IMG_3999what happened and why it is important to you?

Firstly Magna Carta was 800 on Monday June the 15th 2015 and for you free men and women it means you cannot be arrested by the police without cause, nor can your possessions be arbitrarily seized.

A panel from an amazing tapestry celebrating Freedom. A panel from an amazing tapestry celebrating Freedom.

It included in its terms that even the monarch is subject to the law.

The newly unveiled statue of the Queen at Runnymede Pleasure Grounds The newly unveiled statue of the Queen at Runnymede Pleasure Grounds

Magna Carta was the first document to be entered into England’s record of laws.

Mayor of Runnymede Derek Cotty  and Chief Constable Lynne Owens support Freedom and the Rule of Law Mayor of Runnymede Derek Cotty and Chief Constable Lynne Owens support Freedom and the Rule of Law

It has ‘travelled’ overseas and is reflected in the United States constitution and the constitutions of over another 100 states.

The Great Charter has been…

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About Roger Nield MBE

Safety Director for the SMPL Organisation and supporting our Vulnerable Veterans Programme.
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