Originally issued by King John of England as a practical solution to the political crisis he faced in 1215, Magna Carta established for the first time the principle that everybody, including the king, was subject to the law. Magna Carta remains a cornerstone of the British constitution.
With this in mind, the Library would like to draw your attention to the many excellent electronic resources it provides, including ProQuest's Political Science and EBSCO's Academic Search Premier, containing a wealth of data on both history and politics.
There's also a selection of articles from Taylor & Francis, free to everyone until the end of August 2015 : http://explore.tandfonline.com/page/bes/magna-carta-800
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