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Tapestry of Magna Carta's Wiki page goes on display

Artist Cornelia Parker with a section of the embroidery Credit: British Library

A 13m-long tapestry of Magna Carta's Wikipedia article is to be unveiled today at the British Library.

The tapestry, created by artist Cornelia Parker, has been stitched together by more 200 people, including Edward Snowden and Jarvis Cocker, to celebrate the Magna Carta's 800th anniversary.


Magna Carta comes to St Albans

One of the four surviving versions of the Magna Carta, or the Great Charter, has been delivered to St Albans Cathedral. The famous document was signed by King John in 1215 and for the first time set out the rights of citizens.

It is going on display to the public in St Albans from tomorrow. Ruth Banks spoke to the cathedral's Dean, Jeffrey John, and the St Albans mayor, Annie Brewster.