|It'll be 800 years old this year.|
Among other things, it enshrines the rights of commoners to common land for basic subsistence.
It was only fully superseded in 1971.
Celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest »
This year is the 800th anniversary of a founding document of the British constitution, and of other constitutions as well. Issued in the name of a ten-year-old King Henry III alongside the modified Charter of Liberties that had been sealed by King John and the barons at Runnymede on June 15, 2015 th...
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