• Magna Carta

  • A Captivating Guide to the History of the Great Charter and its Influence on Medieval England and the Rest of the World
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
  • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (28 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Magna Carta, then pay attention...

The Magna Carta is celebrated as one of the most important documents in human history. It is the main source of constitutional law around the world, promising people liberties and protection from the arbitrary power of the government.

However, it is also a set of promises extorted in bad faith from an unwilling king, and these promises dealt with the problems of the 13th-century aristocracy. Among the ordinary problems of fees, customs, and land law, greater ideas found their way into the document, revolutionary ideas that would change the world.

However, in 1215, they were sparse, mentioned here and there in the form of high ideals more than in the form of a law.

Some parts of the Magna Carta are still quoted, such as clauses that deal with justice before peers, freedom from unlawful imprisonment, freedom of the church, and so on. However, in medieval times, these clauses did not have the same meaning as they do today. The Magna Carta showed itself to be a flexible document with ideas that could be bent and transformed to suit the needs of the new times.

In Magna Carta: A Captivating Guide to the History of the Great Charter and its Influence on Medieval England and the Rest of the World, you will discover topics such as:

  • King John
  • The path to Runnymede
  • The Magna Carta
  • The failure of the Magna Carta
  • The war
  • The regent and the end of the First Barons’ War
  • Henry III and the Magna Carta
  • Second Barons’ War and Edward I
  • The Late Medieval Period and the Tudors
  • The revival of the Magna Carta
  • The New World and the Magna Carta

So, if you want to learn more about the Magna Carta, buy this book today!

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Great fun for all ages!

I loved how the audiobook taught to my child about the Magna Charta in easy terms

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Fantastic writing, outlining the history, and journey of the Magna Carta. Good narration, without issue.

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I liked it

This audiobook is great for middle or high school students. It may be old, but it is a fabulous book---------teachers, and students, buy it!

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The Magna Charta as a teaching tool

I use this audiobook in my middle school Civics lessons to teach the history of the Magna Carta (Charta) and how it changed innumerable countries and reports as the most significant document ever created.

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Excellent

The Magna Charta is an outstanding resource for middle school students or anyone involved in a very interesting historical narrative of The Great Charter.

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A Captivating Guide to Writing of the Magna Charta

Many new ideas were presented including how Kings managed their lands during the Ancient time period, relations between the Pope and King, the transference of lands and dictatorship, relationships and fighting between rulers of different lands, the construction of laws to protect the Kings people, and the change and culture of Charters which guide to the Magna Charta.

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Very interesting

I want every home to have this audiobook. It is greatly interesting, making history come alive. This audiobook explained that I knew almost nothing about the Magna Charta; such a historic event and report should be common information to freedom-loving people. This is a great book for growing people, and for oldsters like me!

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I don’t know how Magna Carta looks today but it’s still interesting to see a group of people declaring that freedom is born of God and not a man and when God is excluded from society freedom soon follows.

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Bought as a present

I love this audiobook. Great examples, well written and, of course, subjective. History brought to life in a well informed and interesting way.

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INCREDIBLE HISTORY

I love this audiobook. Great examples, well written and, of course, subjective. History brought to life in a well informed and interesting way.