The Church and Magna Carta: a Hereford perspective. Hereford Cathedral has powerful reminders of the Church’s role in the story of the first Magna Carta and its implementation

By  Canon Chris Pullin, Canon Chancellor, Hereford Cathedral We tend to think of Magna Carta as a series of agreements and concessions wrung out of King John by exasperated barons,…

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This year sees the anniversary of an Act of great constitutional significance – an Act which enhanced judicial independence.

By Sir Andrew Ridgway,  a commissioner  Judicial Appointments Commission - At this point you may be expecting mention of Magna Carta; but 2015 is also the anniversary of another complex…

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