The Houses of Parliament, Westminster. Image credit: Treye Rice
- Watch David Starkey's Magna Carta, tonight at 9pm on BBC2
- Catch up on Melvyn Bragg's Magna Carta, a series of four programmes on Radio 4
- iWonder: historian Dan Jones asks how did a peace treaty from 1215 forge the freedoms of 2015?
- Discover the history and legacy of the Magna Carta with the British Library's online collection
- 20 January saw the 750th anniversary of the de Montfort Parliament, Britain's first parliament of elected representatives. The BBC marked the occasion with Democracy Day, broadcasting a day of discussion and debate across its channels. Catch up with events on the BBC iPlayer.
Ask yourself: are the democratic freedoms manifest in the Magna Carta or the de Montfort Parliament real or imagined, either then or now?
Monday 26 January 2015