Magna Carta Chronicle

Produced in partnership with the Magna Carta 800th Trust, the Magna Carta Chronicle combines a newspaper, timeline, crossword, quiz and souvenir copy of the Magna Carta itself.

The Magna Carta Chronicle charts the fight for freedoms from the sealing of Magna Carta by King John in 1215 to the present day.


  • More than 40 newspaper articles
  • A 2m-long fold-out timeline wallchart
  • A crossword
  • A 50 question multiple-choice quiz
  • A souvenir copy and guide to the Magna Carta itself.

Designed as a the ultimate souvenir guide for young people to the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta in 2015, the Magna Carta Chronicle contains more than a hundred beautifully hand drawn illustrations. The combination of newspaper articles, timeline and quiz provides a highly accessible way for young and not-so-young people to explore the amazing stories of how freedoms and liberties have been won over the centuries. It also highlights how fragile many of them still are today.

This commemorative book has been produced with generous funding and support from the Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Committee, established to co-ordinate the 800th Centenary Commemorations of the sealing of Magna Carta.