Daily Archive: August 2, 2015

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Pause for thought at Runnymede

“There’s been a lot going on at Runnymede over the summer,” said Senior Niece. She’s a relative local, so she knows. Still, there was a lot going on here 800 years ago, as a mural at Bell Weir Lock explains.     Look, that baron, William d’Aubigney    (later the name became Daubeney) was one of the key players… !n 1215 Magna Carta was agreed and sealed here on this ancient meadow. King John’s dispute with his barons was resolved when...