In this podcast Professor Nicholas Vincent discusses the reign of King John, the origins of Magna Carta and its' significance.
1. How did Henry II undermine feudalism?
2. Events that led to Magna Carta.
3. The King as a lecher.
4. Excommunication by the pope.
5. Rebellion, defeat in France and the Magna Carta.
6. What was the purpose of Magna Carta?
7. The outbreak of civil war. The death of King John.
8. What was the legacy of Magna Carta?