MagnaCarta & English Bill of Rights

Maria Cordova

The Magna Carta

The Magna Carta was written in 13th century and the main purpose of it was to protect their rights and property against a tyrannical king. In other words, this was the document that give rights to the common people and limited the control from the king by a congress or parliament. At these time the king was John I from England.

English Bill of Rigths

Bill of Rights 1689 is the act that gave the rights and freedoms to everybody in England. This was a outcome of glorious revolution one year before. However, the magna carta was the first step of the fight for the rights, but took like four hundred and seventy six year to make something more real to the citizens not only with few of them. This try to made every men equal in front of the law.

The documents that gave rights to common people