Magna Carta on display

One of the original copies of the Magna Carta is to go on display at St Albans Cathedral.

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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.

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