By Celia Bloor - 9th January 2015 6:08am
'A totem of individual liberty' — Melvyn Bragg: Yes, you have guessed — the Magna Carta.
800 years later, Audlem History Society hope to hear Roger Wickson (the gentleman with the greyhound — one of our own historians) talk about the importance of the idea that not even the King was above the Common Law of the land.
The central clauses have seen off hundreds of attempts at annulment, repeal, modification and suspension by successive monarchs and governments.
Come along for 7.30pm start at the Scout and Guide Hall on Thursday 15th January and learn what all the fuss is about.
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