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Who signed the Magna Carta in the year AD 1215?
King John of England
Why were people angry with King Richard?
He began to cost people a lot of money in taxes which he used to participate in a foreign crusade for the Catholic Church
When did king John take the throne?
King Richards younger brother John took the throne in 1199
True or false: King John was unpopular because he force all land owners to pay him more money.
True or false: King John subjects were ordered to assist in the construction of John's palaces and to donate horses and other items whenever John requested them
True or false King John provided services for the
True or false king John earn the nickname softsword because he lost much of Englands lands in France
True or false King John purchase goods and sold them to his subjects at fair prices
True or false: King John was forced to sign the Magna Carta
What were the rules of the Magna Carta
The king was not allowed to imprison Freeman without a trial by jury.
the King had to consult with the Lords before taxing land.
The King had to choose competent officials who understood and obey the law themselves.
The king could not interfere with or limit the freedom of the church.
What was the importance of the Magna Carta
To give more power to the people and limit the power of kings
What are five reasons the people did not like King John
1 raising taxes.
2 forcing the people to buy goods at high prices.
3 losing land to the French.
4 quarreled often with the Pope.
5 jailing his critics.