Presentation on theme: "Magna Carta. Magna Carta Libertatum (The Great Charter of the Liberties of England ) originally issued in Latin in the year of 1215. *Magna Carta is Latin."— Presentation transcript:
Magna Carta Libertatum (The Great Charter of the Liberties of England ) originally issued in Latin in the year of 1215. *Magna Carta is Latin for Great Charter.
The barons made King John sign the Charter of Liberties (or Magna Carta).
The most important issues of Magna Carta The church and the barons regained the old rights and liberties The ancient liberties of London and other towns were guaranteed Merchants weren’t to pay heavy tolls heavy tolls
The most important issues of Magna Carta A permanent committee of 25 barons was set up to see that John’s promises were kept which gave the barons lawful right to rebel against the King in case the monarch openly violated the law.
Magna Carta Contains 63 clauses written in Latin on parchment.Contains 63 clauses written in Latin on parchment. Only three of the original clauses in Magna Carta are still law todayOnly three of the original clauses in Magna Carta are still law today:
Magna Carta 1. The freedom and rights of the English Church 2. The liberties London and other towns.
3. "No free man shall be seized or imprisoned, or stripped of his rights or possessions, or outlawed or exiled. Nor will we proceed with force against him except by the lawful judgement of his equals or by the law of the land. To no one will we sell, to no one deny or delay right or justice".