(BBC NEWS) A man has been found guilty of trying to steal a copy of Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral.
Mark Royden, 47, from Kent, used a hammer to try to smash through the protective case around the 805-year-old document but failed to take it.
Jurors at Salisbury Crown Court also found him guilty of criminal damage.
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Royden had told police he believed the document, which helped establish legal rights for citizens in this country, was fake.