Logo_King-John--Magna-Carta-Logo-Positive_small.jpgLearn about King Johns connection to Worcester Cathedral
Using the large touchscreen in the Cathedral's South Quire Aisle visitors can find out about King John's will and other artefacts taken from his tomb. An artists impression of what King Johns tomb would have looked like and how the Cathedral was decorated in around the time after his death and burial, can also be seen.Access to see King John's tomb and to use the touch screed is free. However due to services and events, access is sometimes resticted. If you are making a special visit contact the Cathedral Chapter office in advance - click here to contact us†

Logo_King-John--Magna-Carta-Logo-Positive_small.jpgTalks beside King Johns Tomb for Pre booked groups†
Hear King Johnís story told by one of the Cathedral guides, who will reveal King Johnís family background, life and disputes leading up to Magna Carta and discuss why he wanted to be buried in Worcester.
Talks cost £6.00 per person.††Click here to book.


Prebooked Library visits for groups
Climb the stone spiral staircase to the Cathedral's mediveal Library, where the Cathedral's librarian will reveal King John's original Will, artefacts and relics. King Johnís Will is the the oldest remaining Royal Testament in England and was written on his death bed in Newark Castle on the 18/19 October 1216.
Prebooked tours to the library cost £5.00 per person. The Library is open only by appointment. It has one of the worlds most important collections of medieval books and music.
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Magna_Carta_800_logo.jpgDownload a copy of the national Magna Carta Trails

Magna_Carta_800_logo.jpgClick here to see the Worcester Cathedral Library blog about King John's visit to Worcester in 1215

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