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June 1215 in History

Events in History

BattleBattle of Interest

Jun 1 Beijing, under control of Jurchen ruler Emperor Xuanzong of Jin, is captured by the Mongols under Genghis Khan, ending the Battle of Beijing

Great Khan of the Mongol Empire Genghis Khan
Great Khan of the Mongol Empire
Genghis Khan

Historic PublicationMagna Carta

Jun 15 King John signs Magna Carta at Runnymede, near Windsor, England

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The Magna Carta, written in iron gall ink on parchment in medieval Latin
The Magna Carta, written in iron gall ink on parchment in medieval Latin
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