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Myths and Legends: Matilda’s Bracelet

Here’s a story that blends fact and fiction and a little bit of Robin Hood. You can listen to the story of Matilda’s Bracelet and its fatal results, or read the text. Learn about King John and the Magna Carta in both the story and the section that tells the origin of the story.In addition there are photographs of an English church mentioned in the story, medieval jewelry, and a drawing of Matilda. The handy glossary defines some unfamiliar words, and there’s even a teacher’s section to show how to use this story in the history curriculum.

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