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King John of England Begrudgingly Signs The Magna Carta

Today on June 15, 1215, King John of England reluctantly signs the Magna Carta, brokering peace with his rebellious barons. The Magna Carta, known as...
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Sir Thomas More Appointed Lord Chancellor of England

Today on October 26 1529, King Henry VIII appointed Sir Thomas More to Lord High Chancellor of England. Sir Thomas More was an English lawyer,...
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The Napoleonic Code Officially Ratified Across France

Today on March 21, 1804, the Napoleonic Code was formally ratified in France—one of the most influential legacies of the French emperor. After years of...

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