13h 14min, jul 15, 1215 y - Magna Carta
King John was forced by unsatisfied nobles to sign a document called the Magna Carta, guaranteeing certain rights for the people. This document gave the right to a speedy trial and right to justice. This was the first step in the process of establishing natural rights for people, and also an inspiration for the U.S. Constitution.
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