The clouds close in quickly on Mickledore, between Scafell Pike and Sca Fell.
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What important document was signed at Runnymede in 1215?
The signing was forced on King John by his rebellious barons
The document became the basis for English law and a pivotal step in the development of democracy
19 October, 1216
Death of King John
The unlamented John died at Newark, and was buried at Worcester Cathedral, the only king to lie there
This king established the Order of the Garter
His sons included the Black Prince and John of Gaunt
He led the English at the Battle of Crecy