Tag Archives: Magna Carta Lecture

Magna Carta to Brexit…

The academic term may have ended, but I am still the throes of marking as well as speaking on a range of topics – not least Magna Carta, peers’ voting rights, and Brexit, though not necessarily in that order – … Continue reading

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Obtaining copies….

Further to my previous post, if any reader in the UK who is not on campus or in Westminster, and thus not able to collect copies personally, would like copies of both the Magna Carta and Founder’s Day Lectures, just send … Continue reading

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Founder’s Day and Magna Carta lectures

As regular readers will know, I gave a number of public lectures last year.  One was the University of Hull’s Founder’s Day Lecture, on 23 April, which I gave on the subject of Speaking for Hull: Thomas Ferens as Parliamentarian, … Continue reading

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The Magna Carta Lecture

For anyone interested in seeing the text of the Magna Carta lecture I gave at Lincoln Cathedral on Friday, it can now be downloaded from the Cathedral website here.

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A voice for civil society

Last night, I delivered the 2012 Magna Carta Lecture at Lincoln Cathedral.  The title of the lecture was ‘Still a role for the Barons?’  I addressed the functions now fulfilled by the House of Lords.  In the course of looking at the … Continue reading

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