Michael Portillo invites us to look again at our collective memories of great events and characters…
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Michael Portillo presents a series revisiting the great moments of history to discover that they often conceal other events of equal but forgotten importance.
4/4. Magna Carta
Nearly 800 years after it was signed, Magna Carta is still venerated as the bedrock of English justice and liberty. Yet in truth its impact was a good deal less far-reaching than is popularly believed.