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Magna Carta: 800 Years of Legacy

It has been 800 years since the Magna Carta was born.

Eight centuries.

As far as anniversaries go in 2015, this is probably the oldest one!

Luckily, it hasn’t gone unmarked. The British Library created an exhibition on the famous document named Manga Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy. It opened on 13 March and closed on 1 September. It was the biggest pubic display on this document ever.

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530 Years Too Late: The Reinterment of King Richard III

This week, the remains of King Richard III commenced the processed of reinterment to be reburied at Leicester Cathedral, nearly 530 years after he was killed at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.

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History of St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day (or the Feast of St Patrick’s Day) is a saint day in Ireland, which is celebrated annually on 17 March. This feast marks the date of the death of the said saint, who is the Patron Saint of Ireland.  Continue reading History of St Patrick’s Day

The Early History of Books

Books have been in the human possession since the Ancient Times. However, they have evolved over the centuries; therefore, their shape and form has changed many times over! They have not always been in the the traditional hardback or paperback version as we have know for many years in the present day era.

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