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Speech by Sir Ernest Ryder: In the Shadow of Magna Carta


The Rt Hon Sir Ernest Ryder gave a speech “In the Shadow of Magna Carta” in Washington DC on 13 November 2015.

“It is a real pleasure to have been invited to Washington and to be able to say a few words about Magna Carta. Rather than dwell on the history, on what went on at Runneymede on that summer’s day in June 1215, I thought I would focus on its relevance today…”

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