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Overview of the accession and coronation of King John

On the 27th May 1199 King John was crowned at Westminster Abbey.

Magna Carta: a brief summary

On the 15th June 1215, Magna Carta – one of the most famous documents in the world – was approved by King John when he added his seal to it in a field at Runnymede near Windsor in England.

1215 Magna Carta

Magna Carta – video clip from History File

This video comes from the BBC History File series.