In the Media

Mark Hill, QC: Magna Carta and religious liberty

PUBLISHED June 12, 2015

Next Monday the common law world will celebrate the sealing of Magna Carta eight centuries ago. The document, brokered at Runnymede by Archbishop Stephen Langton as a political expedient between a beleaguered monarch and a governing elite, still fascinates. It is both a convoluted, practical covenant rooted in a distant, specifically Christian, past; and an icon of the benefits inherited by all citizens in the multinational, multicultural, inter-religious and increasingly secular world we live in today.

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