Ratification of Magna Charta, by King John.
Published by J. & J. Cundee, Albion Press, London, 1813.
Engraving. 420 x 255mm (16½ x 10"). Creasing, nicks around edges.
King John seated on throne below canopy, pointing at the Magna Carta held by churchman. King John confronted by his barons in 1215. Despite the title it was only after the death of John in 1216 that either Crown or nobility attempt to abide by the terms of the document.
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