Statutes and Symbolism
In this podcast Professor Nigel Saul of Royal Holloway, University of London, examines the changing importance of Magna Carta during the 14th century.
1. How important was Magna Carta in the 14th Century?
2. What were the six statutes?
3. Why were the statutes necessary?
4. How effective was Magna Carta in controlling 'bad' Kings?
5. How symbolic was Magna Carta's value?