Rupert's Parchment

Written by Eileen Cameron
Illustrated by Doris Ettlinger
Mascot Books, 2015

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In the year 1215, Rupert, son of a local parchment maker, has a ringside seat at the sealing of Magna Carta at Runnymede, the English meadow by the River Thames. In this great charter of freedom, King John pledged to honor the rights and liberties of free men in England. centuries later, Magna Carta influenced the birth of American freedoms. A work of historical fiction, Rupert’s Parchment offers children an authentic experience as they live through this exciting time with Rupert, and witness this historic event.