Magna Carta: A Bitter Indictment of King John's Rule? This essay was the winner of the 2012 Julia Wood essay prize. Alicia Mavor | Published in History Today Volume 63 Issue 4 April 2013 To continue reading this article you will need to purchase access to the online archive. Buy Online Access Buy Print & Archive Subscription If you have already purchased access, or are a print & archive subscriber, please ensure you are logged in. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any problems.