Things We Forgot to Remember

Series 2 Episode 4: Magna Carta

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Michael Portillo examines overlooked but noteworthy historical events. 3/4: Magna Carta.

Michael Portillo presents a series revisiting great moments of history which often conceal other events of equal but forgotten importance. 3/4: Magna Carta.

Michael Portillo presents a series revisiting the great moments of history to discover that they often conceal other events of equal but forgotten importance.

4/4. Magna Carta

Nearly 800 years after it was signed, Magna Carta is still venerated as the bedrock of English justice and liberty. Yet in truth its impact was a good deal less far-reaching than is popularly believed.

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