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Stephen Langton

Langton, Stephen (c.1155–1228), English cardinal and theologian whose appointment as archbishop of Canterbury (1207) led to a quarrel between Pope Innocent III and King John. Langton led opposition to the king, and his is the first signature on the Magna Carta.

See also: Magna Carta.

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