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'''Edmund the Magnificent''':
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The Magna Carta or Great Charter was a formal record of an agreement between [[King]] [[John Lackland|John]] of [[England]] and a rebellious group of [[baron]]s, sealed on 15 June 1215, at Runneymede meadow, outside Windsor.
Edmund, born 921[[CE]], (later named the Magnificent) was the son of [[Edward the Elder]] by his third wife, Edgiva. He first came to prominence at the age of 16, when he accompanied his elder half-brother, [[Athelstan]] to the [[battle of Brunanburgh]], against the [[Norse]] men of North [[England]]. Athelstan had [[becoming king|inherited]] the English [[throne]] in 924, and when he died in 939, Edmund became the first [[king]] to able to claim [[sovereign]]ty over "all" of modern England, being ruler of [[Mercia]], [[Wessex]], and [[Northumbria]] ... <small>[[Edmund the Magnificent|''(more)'']]</small>
 
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Four copies remain of a series sent out to [[sheriff]]s for public dissemination. The Charter was annulled by [[Pope]] [[Innocent III]].
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On 12 November 1216 the Charter was re-issued in the name of the 9-year-old [[Henry III]] by his [[regent]]s, with certain clauses omitted.
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'''Heraldic jargon: ''' [[Image:Bendsinistercotised.PNG|right|150px]] In [[heraldry]], an [[ordinary]] which is [[cotised]] has a narrow line, or cotise, running parallel to its edges.
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'''Heraldic jargon: ''' [[Image:inescutcheon.PNG|right|150px]] In [[heraldry]] a [[inescutcheon]] is a [[subordinary]] in the shape of a [[shield]]. It is sometimes referred to as an escutcheon, though this term often refers to the larger shield itself.
   
'''Dance:''' [[Contentezza_d'Amore_(Il_Ballarino)]]
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'''Dance:''' [[Saltarello]]
   
'''Fibre arts:''' [[Double face weave]]
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'''Fibre arts:''' [[Punto in aria]]
   
'''Recipe:''' [[Blaunche_escrepes_(recipe)|Blaunche_escrepes]]
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'''Recipe:''' [[Poume_d'oranges_(recipe)|Poume d'oranges]]
   
 
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Magna Carta: The Magna Carta or Great Charter was a formal record of an agreement between King John of England and a rebellious group of barons, sealed on 15 June 1215, at Runneymede meadow, outside Windsor. Four copies remain of a series sent out to sheriffs for public dissemination. The Charter was annulled by Pope Innocent III.

On 12 November 1216 the Charter was re-issued in the name of the 9-year-old Henry III by his regents, with certain clauses omitted. (more)

Heraldic jargon:
Inescutcheon.PNG
In heraldry a inescutcheon is a subordinary in the shape of a shield. It is sometimes referred to as an escutcheon, though this term often refers to the larger shield itself.

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