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Madelyn pavle1215 magna carta


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  1. 1. 1215 Magna Carta Law 12 Madelynn Pavle
  2. 2. Important Laws <ul><li>Habeas Corpus- right to trail before imprisonment. </li></ul><ul><li>Being Equal- No one is above the law. </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes not to be raised. </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom of church. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Thank You Madelynn Pavle
  4. 4. History of the Magna Carta <ul><li>The Magna Carta is an English charter, it was issued in the 1215. </li></ul><ul><li>The charter first passed into law in 1225. </li></ul><ul><li>The author of the Magna Carta is the barons of King John of England. </li></ul>
  5. 5. History of the Magna Carta <ul><li>The charter obligated King John of England to proclaim certain liberties, and accept that his will was not arbitrary. </li></ul><ul><li>The charter required consecutive generations to petition the King to reconfirm his Charter, and hopefully abide by it. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Purpose of the Magna Carta <ul><li>The purpose was to restrain the King and make him direct by the old English laws. </li></ul><ul><li>The Magna Carta was a collection 37 English laws; some copied, some recollected, some old and new. </li></ul><ul><li>The Magna Carta demonstrated that the power of the king could be limited by a written grant. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Great Charter 1225 <ul><li>King Henry 3 was called upon to confirm the Charters. </li></ul><ul><li>He reissued Magna Carta in a shorter version with only 37 articles, as an acknowledgment of liberties in return for a fifthteenth part of moveable goods. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Magna Carta was created because: <ul><li>Legal rights to free all men </li></ul><ul><li>It prevented the king from increasing taxes without consent. </li></ul><ul><li>Limits the power of the king </li></ul>
  9. 9. King John <ul><li>King John (1166-1216) the son of King Henry became king of England in 1214 after his brother died. </li></ul><ul><li>He was given a nickname of “soft sword” </li></ul><ul><li>He was becoming unpopular due to his actions. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Habeas Corpus <ul><li>Magna Carta guaranteed the right of Habeas Corpus. </li></ul><ul><li>Is a document that in court determines if the party is legally detained. </li></ul><ul><li>This prevented unlawful arrested. </li></ul>