Magna Carta

Bury Abbey Rotary Club considers the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta and its association with Bury St Edmunds.

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Bury Abbey Rotary Club heard a talk from former Mayor and Councillor Margaret Charlesworth on 11 February 2013. Margaret, a Trustee of the Magna Carta Trust gave a fascinating insight into the plans afoot for 2014, the 800th anniversary of the meeting of the Barons at the Abbey in St Edmundsbury at which time they swore an oath to have King John sign the Magna Carta. Rotarians were told that Magna Carta was never actually signed by King John