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Magna Carta + 800 years .   The Magna Carta is still regarded as the foundation of liberty to this day; it instigated an overhaul of English law.  Included in its many declarations was the promise ‘freemen’ would have access to due legal process.  This promise was not extended to male ‘serfs’ nor women in […]

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February: From the Editor

This February 2015 issue we follow the theme #celebratefreedom with a short life story from our featured guest author, Jennifer B Graham. Her story talks about the legacy of the Magna Carta and how it impacted her life on leaving South Africa in 1975. 2015 is the official 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta which became the foundation […]

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Featured guest: Jennifer B Graham, author

“King John could surely never have anticipated the enduring global legacy of Magna Carta when he agreed to its terms in 1215.” This joint statement, recently issued by representatives of the British Library, Lincoln and Salisbury Cathedrals, couldn’t ring truer for me. As we approach the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, on a personal […]

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Posted in 2015 February, Featured Guest1 Comment