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English: The Magna Carta (originally known as the Charter of Liberties) of 1215, written in iron gall ink on parchment in medieval Latin, using standard abbreviations of the period, authenticated with the Great Seal of King John. The original wax seal was lost over the centuries.[1] This document is held at the British Library and is identified as "British Library Cotton MS Augustus II.106".[2]
Date One of four known surviving 1215 exemplars of Magna Carta.
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Catalogue entry: Cotton MS Augustus II 106


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current07:30, 8 March 2010Thumbnail for version as of 07:30, 8 March 20107,200 × 4,800 (5.97 MB)Earthsoundhigher resolution, and this is the original 1215 version of the Magna Carta, not the 1225 (as was originally uploaded) or the 1297 (the last version uploaded).
01:32, 17 March 2008Thumbnail for version as of 01:32, 17 March 2008737 × 902 (251 KB)AEMoreira042281Clearer version---no tatters
01:28, 17 March 2008Thumbnail for version as of 01:28, 17 March 2008498 × 900 (827 KB)AEMoreira042281Larger version found
07:21, 17 March 2005Thumbnail for version as of 07:21, 17 March 2005301 × 604 (47 KB)Oldie~commonswikiMagna Carta, From en wiki

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