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Magna Carta, I suppose, was a good thing.

"It's the statue, man, The Statue."
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Jan 21st, 2007 at 06:30:24 AM EST
Yeah, I think that one qualifies as being at least somewhat important.  S'pose oldfrog's bit on Newton carries a little weight, too -- gravity and all that.

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Sun Jan 21st, 2007 at 09:32:55 AM EST
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Habeas Corpus seems to predate Magna Carta slightly.

(Not that anyone cares about that particular legal precedent any more.)

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Sun Jan 21st, 2007 at 11:53:18 AM EST
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