Magna Carta

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Magna Carta was signed in the "First 200 years" of Belchamp Walter History.

de Clare

There were two de Clare Barons in the Council of 25 Barons that were appointed under clause 61 to monitor King John's future conduct. Robert de Vere, 3rd Earl of Oxford was another Baron

The Demese Lord for Belchamp Walter was supposedly Aubrey de Vere and the villages of Clare (the home of the de Clare's), Castle Hedingham (the home of the de Vere's) are both neighbouring villages.


Magna Carta Libertatum (Medieval Latin for "Great Charter of Freedoms"), commonly called Magna Carta (also Magna Charta; "Great Charter"), is a royal charter of rights agreed to by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor, on 15 June 1215.


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Magna Carta