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The Magna Carta (originally known as the Charter of Liberties) of 1215, written in iron gall ink on parchment in medieval Latin, using standard abbreviations of the period. This document is held at the British Library and is identified as "British Library Cotton MS Augustus II.106"

Liberty, in philosophy, involves free will as contrasted with determinism.<ref>"The fact of not being controlled by or subject to fate; freedom of will." Oxford English Dictionary.[1]</ref> In politics, liberty consists of the social and political freedoms enjoyed by all citizens.<ref>"Each of those social and political freedoms which are considered to be the entitlement of all members of a community; a civil liberty." Oxford English Dictionary.[2]</ref> In theology, liberty is freedom from the bondage of sin.<ref>"Freedom from the bondage or dominating influence of sin, spiritual servitude, worldly ties." Oxford English Dictionary.[3]</ref>

Liberty sections
Intro   Philosophy    Politics   Origins of political freedom  Ideologies   Historical writings on liberty    See also    References   Bibliography  External links  

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