Bury St Edmunds Abbey ruins, Suffolk, England, UK. In 1214, the Archbishop of Canterbury and 25 barons swore at the high altar that they would make King John sign the charter that would become Magna Carta. He signed it (under protest) at Runnymede the following year. The top and bottom photos show the high altar where the barons made their vow; the middle engravings mark the spot and list the 25 barons. The town’s motto is “Shrine of a King; Cradle of the Law”.
Southwark Cathedral, London, by Steve Thompson. (or The Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Saviour and St Mary Overie) lies on the south bank of the River Thames close to London Bridge, it is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Southwark, and it has been a place of Christian worship for over 1,000 years. Built in 1106