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Castle to countryside from school to church and The Year of MOBI #239 from hunting in the forest to trial by ordeal For instance women wore no underwear though men did the average temperatures were actually higher than they are now and the austere kitchen at Westminster Abbey allowed each monk two pounds of meat and a gallon of ale per day Broad in scope and rich in detail ingeniously illuminates what may have been the most important year of our history This is a great book but I can only do one chapter a month it s hard to get too involved with the 13th century when I know the catastrophic 14th is waiting in the wings to wipe it all out Pl

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1215 The Year of Magna Carta

Year of PDF #197 From bestselling author Danny Danziger and medieval expert John Gillingham comes a vivid look at the signing of the Magna Carta and how this event illuminates one of the most compelling and romantic periods in historySurveying a broad landscape through a narrow lenssweeps readers back eight centuries in an absorbing portrait of life during a time of global upheaval the ripples of which can still be felt today At the center of this fasci This is an interesting readIt does not focus on the politics of 1215 except in brief in the last chapter or so but looks at what England itself was like in John s reign and why there was a ne

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Nating period is 1215 The PDFEPUB or the document that has become the root of modern freedom the Magna Carta It was a time of political revolution and domestic change that saw the Crusades Richard the Lionheart King John and in legend Robin Hood all make their marks on historyThe events leading up to King John’s setting his seal to the famous document at Runnymede in June form this rich and riveting narrative that vividly describes everyday life from John you rascal Yay for mentions of Eleanor of Auitaine and William Marshal Full review to come 4 StarsI really enjoyed Danzinger s book The Year 1000 so I had high hopes for this one for a


10 thoughts on “1215 The Year of Magna Carta

  1. says:

    My husband saw this text in my armload of library books Why are you reading that he askedBecause it's my right I retorted My God given right

  2. says:

    The Magna Carta signed in 1215 was a complete failure—at the time It was meant to secure peace between the notorious King John and the various nobles arrayed against his overbearing rule—it failed within a short time The actual Magna Carta is surprisingly easy to read and understand although you might have to spend some time looking up assizes amercements wapentakes disseisin etc This document set in motion the eventual rise of the ind

  3. says:

    This is an interesting readIt does not focus on the politics of 1215 except in brief in the last chapter or so but looks at what England itself was like in John's reign and why there was a need felt for such a radical documentIt also incidentally indicates why when John was succeeded by a regency for a minor generally disaster in the medieval

  4. says:

    John you rascal Yay for mentions of Eleanor of Auitaine and William Marshal Full review to come 4 StarsI really enjoyed Danzinger's book 'The Year 1000' so I had high hopes for this one for a number of reasons First I like his writi

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    In 1215 in a place called Runnymede a beleaguered king signed his name to what was originally called the Charter of Liberties We know it better as Magna Carta the Great Charter Its impact is with us today and not only in En

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    The book 1215 is than just a book about the Magna Charter It is history of the time period between 1200 and 1300 The Crusades had a good write up on how Richard the Lion hearted captured Palestine and Cyprus however he failed to capture Jerusalem He did however negotiate a free passage for Christians to visit the holy city Richard

  7. says:

    This is a great book but I can only do one chapter a month it's hard to get too involved with the 13th century when I know the catastrophic 14t

  8. says:

    Mid 4 The authors provide a social and cultural snapshot of England in the year 1215 and the genesis of this most vaulted of constitutions the Magna Carta Firstly they set the date in context by commenting that at this tim

  9. says:

    An interesting read There was a lot about daily life in the eleventh twelfth and thirteen century but I picked up this book to read about the Magna Carta While it was fascinating to read about the religion of the time and the crusades it was not why picked up this book Therefore it could be 100 pages shorter I did learn things I did not know about the Magna Carta but I felt most of the information I did know If you are going to m

  10. says:

    Magnificent look at 13th century England nicely compartmentalized into palatable headings eg Hunting in the Forest The Church King John etc describing each and their influence on the creation of the Magna Carta or how the document influenced them Fascinating to see nascent attempts to put checks on monarchic power perhaps used as the inspir

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