Presentation on theme: "Why is 2015 a special year in English history ?. The Magna Carta or ‘The Big Idea’ or ‘An Important Document’"— Presentation transcript:
Why is 2015 a special year in English history ?
The Magna Carta or ‘The Big Idea’ or ‘An Important Document’
The Successful King Richard the Lionheart
Kings of England 1199 – Richard the Lionheart died and his brother John was crowned king 1189 – Richard the Lionheart became king King John Crowned -1199 Died -1216 Demanded money in taxes Stole land from his people Sold the daughters and widows of barons to make money Stole land from the church
King John at Runnymede
63 Ideas and 3 Still Exist: 1.The Rights of the Church 2.The Freedom and Rights of London 3.The Right not to be put in Prison without Good Reason