Napoleon Series Archive 2015

Magna Carta vs Declaration of Rights

Lord Sumption, a Justice of the Supreme Court, suggests that the Magna Carta pales into insignificance compared with the French Declaration of the Rights of Man. He dismisses the Magna Carta as a “turgid” document which is far less significant in the development of modern rights than the French Revolution.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/11670716/Magna-Carta-Turgid-document-was-eclipsed-by-the-French-says-top-judge.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/11670858/Magna-Carta-versus-the-French-Key-points.html

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