A Foreign Office global tour of the Magna Carta and King's Writt celebrating the 800th anniversary of the unique document is scheduled to begin later this year, said Foreign minister Hugo Swire in his presentation to Parliament requesting the necessary indemnity funds for such exposure. Read full article
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I think it should definitely be put on display in Argentina - with an explanation of what democracy is really all about because I don't think they've quite understood the concept yet.Jul 01st, 2015 - 11:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
@1Jul 01st, 2015 - 02:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
We don't study the Magna Carta or that king. We study history that matters.
I don't think anyone in Argentina would know what this is about, just like with show Top Motor Gear. Whatever this tour is, you could display it in the middle of the most dangerous neighborhood and no one would touch it. They'd only probably try to steal the fixtures and glass, leave the historical artifacts behind.
@2Jul 01st, 2015 - 02:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
So you admit your people would definitely try to steal something, anything belonging to another country.
It refreshing to hear you speak the truth for once!
@2 But it is history that matters - not just to England but to the whole world. It was the first time in history (and this was in 1215) when an hereditary monarch (who thought he only had to answer to God) found that he was actually accountable to the people he ruled over ie the king himself was subject to the same laws as applied to everyone else. The Spanish monarchy, from which Argentina eventually obtained its independence (having been a colony up to that point), was much more absolutist in its approach as was the French monarchy and that ended with some royal heads being chopped off. The ideas contained within the Magna Carta might still be a foreign concept to some of your politicians who obviously consider themselves to be above the law but it would be a good document for them to study and apply.Jul 01st, 2015 - 03:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
A Foreign Office global tour of the Magna CartaJul 01st, 2015 - 06:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Don't you know CFK is already claiming it as her own....lol
We don't study the Magna Carta...Jul 03rd, 2015 - 03:32 am - Link - Report abuse 0
I don't think anyone in Argentina would know what this is about...
This is what an Argentinean education gets you. Brainwashing and Malvinas propaganda.
...you could display it in the middle of the most dangerous neighborhood and no one would touch it. They'd only probably try to steal the fixtures and glass, leave the historical artifacts behind.
Really? So thieves in Argentina are so stupid that they would take items worth a couple of hundred dollars but leave something priceless behind? That they could potentially sell for millions or hold hostage!
Well I guess even Argentinean thieves have an Argentinean education. So hardly surprising they would be this stupid.