Bad King, Great Charter

Location: The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate
The Old Swan Hotel

Date: 25/10/2015 10:00 - 25/10/2015 11:00

Everyone knows that John I was a strong contender for the worst king in history, but at least he united the Anglo-Saxons and Normans in their hatred of him - and created the Magna Carta, which has survived (almost) to the present day. Stephen Church and Toby Clements, both experts in the king and the charter, will explore the truths behind the myths, and look forward to the charter's value in the 21st century.