Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

19/12/2007

Charting out the Magna Carta

Here’s a question with pub quiz potential – which document did Abraham Lincoln refer to as “the Magna Carta of human liberty”?

The answer is the Declaration of Independence, and the former American president’s reference to the 13th Century English legal document speaks volumes about its continuing resonance through the ages. for more click here

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