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Magna Carta

, Magna Charta
English history the charter granted by King John at Runnymede in 1215, recognizing the rights and privileges of the barons, church, and freemen
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Magna Charta

symbol of British liberty. [Br. Hist.: Bishop, 49–52, 213]
See: Freedom

Magna Charta

beginning of British democratic system (1215). [Br. Hist.: Bishop, 49–52, 213]
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(13) Edward Coke, Coke on Magna Charta (The Second Part of the Institutes of England) (Hawthorne, CA: Omni Publications, 1974), p.
(42) 'Magna Charta 1556 Totclum, R.', Reference Catalogue of the Library of His Lordship Dr.
Solo mediante la lucha conjunta de los sindicatos sureuropeos (y luego la apelacion ya no ineficaz a la solidaridad de los sindicatos del norte) es posible realizar, por ejemplo, la necesaria e imperiosa "magra Magna Charta" (Marx) de un subsidio europeo de desempleo.
The Magna Charta was to be more fully realized in a new democratic order facilitated by the 1867 Reform Act and extended, no less, to the rights of women, as voters and free citizens, though its style and rhetoric were overwhelmingly masculinist in the breast-beating patriotic mode.
The Ministry of Education and the Tetovo State University (DUT) are silent regarding threats of the Magna Charta Observatory for throwing out DUT from the Bologna process.
He supervised the drafting of the Magna Charta and commissioned Robert Fitzwalter as the Marshall of the Army of God and Holy Church, and together they met King John at Runnymeade and forced him to sign the Magna Charta, which guaranteed the ancient God-given rights of Englishmen.
His rules are clarified in a sort of works constitution called "Magna Charta", which lets all employees take part in company decisions and aims to raise productivity through a better working atmosphere and an elaborate system of employee participation in the company's profits.
Ms Meyers is a member of the San Francisco Chapter of the National Society of Magna Charta Dames and Barons, and also president of her local branch of the Colonial Dames of the Seventeenth Century Chapter.
It now includes other "historic documents" (like the Magna Charta), but those were only added after a lower court struck down the display of a framed Decalogue alone on the wall.
Parini espone i pregi dell'egualitarismo, citando il "Sermone della Montagna," ma sebbene riconosca il suo spirito democratico radicale, omette, secondo Annoni, di approfondire le implicazioni nel Sermone, la cosiddetta magna charta del Cristianesimo (21).
In 1215 we got the Magna Charta and the rule of law began to develop.