Historical Events for Year 1215
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Mar 4th - King John of England makes an oath to the Pope as a crusader to gain the support of Innocent III.
May 12th - English barons serve ultimatum on King John; leads to Magna Carta
Jun 1st - Beijing, then under the control of the Jurchen ruler Emperor Xuanzong of Jin, is captured by the Mongols under Genghis Khan, ending the Battle of Beijing.
Jun 15th - King John signs Magna Carta at Runnymede, near Windsor, England
Jul 23rd - Frederick II crowned King of the Romans (King of the Germans) in Aachen
Aug 24th - Pope Innocent III declares Magna Carta invalid
Nov 11th - 4th Lateran Council (12th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
Nov 30th - Pope Innocent III closes 4th council of Lateranen
The Magna Carta, written in iron gall ink on parchment in medieval Latin