The City of London and the Magna Carta
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Gresham College Lectures
The City of London and the Magna Carta
Jan 14, 2015
Gresham College
A brief, but enlightening, discussion of the intermingled histories of the City of London and Magna Carta:

Anthony Alridge once famously argued a case using the Magna Carta as precedent, so who better to discuss who the great charter has shaped and been adopted by the City of London. In this lecture h examines the history of the city and the Charter and how the two have become inextricably linked.

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