A parliamentary document setting out the liberties of the subject against the monarch, that was presented to Charles I in June 1628.
Petition of Right
Fact of the Day
The Domesday Book, compiled in 1086, contains around two million words.
Quote of the Day
"You will live to have your bellyful of parliaments. "
~ James I to his son, Charles
On This Day
1913 Suffragette Emily Davison stepped in front of king's horse at Epsom, but didn't expect to be killed - she'd bought a ticket home.
1940 The final day of the Dunkirk evacuation (Operation Dynamo). 338,226 British, French and Belgian soldiers were rescued in total.