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Britain's Other — Perhaps More Important — Anniversary
International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL) Blog (2015)
  • Dr Brian Christopher Jones, Liverpool Hope University, UK
The piece argues that the anniversary of the 1265 Parliament assembled by Simon de Montfort, which was the first to include representatives from the shires, cities, and boroughs, as well as feudal barons, is perhaps more important, for democracy's sake, than the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

  • Magna Carta,
  • Parliament,
  • Simon de Montfort,
  • democracy,
  • representative government,
  • January Parliament
Publication Date
November, 2015
Citation Information
Brian Christopher Jones. "Britain's Other — Perhaps More Important — Anniversary" International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL) Blog (2015)
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