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  • I wouldn't say so. He is often given credit for the Magna Carta (which many claim as the blueprint for modern civilisation), but it was the nobles who forced that upon him when the cost of fighting a war with France led to him putting taxes up to punitive levels (the part most relevant to the Robin Hood story). He also lost Normandy, Anjou and other parts of France that had been in English hands.

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