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In pictures: Magna Carta anniversary

The 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta, widely seen as the document that heralded modern democracy, has been commemorated.

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Image caption The Duke of Cambridge was the first royal to arrive at a celebration event in Runnymede, Surrey
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Image caption The site is where King John of England sealed the original document in 1215
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Image caption The Archbishop of Canterbury, Prime Minister David Cameron, the Queen and other senior royals all attended
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Image caption Mr Cameron said the document had influenced generations across the world
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Image caption Prince William visited an art installation - The Jurors - commissioned for the anniversary
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Image caption Princess Anne re-dedicated the American Bar Association memorial, which was erected at the site in 1957
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Image caption The RAF Red Arrows marked the event with a fly-past
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Image caption US Attorney General Loretta Lynch was among those attending. Magna Carta is thought to have inspired the US Constitution
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Image caption The anniversary was also marked in Australia, where Prime Minister Tony Abbott spoke

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