The Magna Cartahttp://www.statutelaw.gov.uk/content.aspx?activeTextDocId=1517519
Year Published: 1215
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX7228
The Magna Carta consists of concessions wrung from the unwilling King John by his rebellious barons in 1215. It established for the first time a very significant constitutional principle: that the power of the king could be limited by a written grant.