The Magna Carta Project

The 1215 Magna Carta

The first version of Magna Carta was granted by King John on 15 June 1215 at Runnymede. The text of the 1215 Magna Carta, together with a clause-by-clause commentary, can be viewed elsewhere on the Magna Carta Project site. For more on the 1215 Charter, see: D. A. Carpenter, Magna Carta (London, 2015), 417-29.

The Copies of Magna Carta