Definitions for "Magna Carta"
Keywords:  baron, carta, john, monarch, king
The great Charter, so called, obtained by the English barons from King John, A. D. 1215. This name is also given to the charter granted to the people of England in the ninth year of Henry III., and confirmed by Edward I.
Hence, a fundamental constitution which guaranties rights and privileges.
The charter of English political and personal rights obtained from King John in 1215.
Statement of human rights and other principles adopted by CNRT at its founding congress in 1998