• regish
The Magna Carta was presented to King John in 1215 because people
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  • anonymous
King John ruled at the beginning of the 13th century. He was an unpopular king for a number of reasons. One was that he was unsuccessful in some battles which made him look like a weak leader. Among these battles were wars over parts of France which had belonged to England but which France reclaimed during John's reign. When John lost these areas less money flowed into England through taxes. This, along with continuing expensive battles with France, led John to demand higher taxes from people in England.
  • anonymous
The magna carta refined the rights the king could have, such as make taxes, or rules he could enforce or make
  • anonymous
I would say Because people wanted to limit the rights the king could have

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