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MAGNA CARTA (1297)

Acts of the English Parliament

Version 01/02/1991

1297 CHAPTER 9 25 Edw 1 cc 1 9 29

Default Geographical Extent: E+W


  • Version 01/02/1991

Introductory Text

Magna Carta (1297)

1297 CHAPTER 9 25 Edw 1 cc 1 9 29

X1X2THE GREAT CHARTER OF THE LIBERTIES OF ENGLAND, AND OF THE LIBERTIES OF THE FOREST; CONFIRMED BY KING EDWARD, IN THE TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR OF HIS REIGN.



Annotations:

Editorial Information

X4 Variant reading of the text noted in The Statutes of the Realm as follows: our Soul and


I Confirmation of Liberties.

FIRST, We have granted to God, and by this our present Charter have confirmed, for Us and our Heirs for ever, that the Church of England shall be free, and shall have all her whole Rights and Liberties inviolable. We have granted also, and given to all the Freemen of our Realm, for Us and our Heirs for ever, these Liberties under-written, to have and to hold to them and their Heirs, of Us and our Heirs for ever.

II–VI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F1

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Cc. 2–6 repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1863 (c. 125) and Statute Law (Ireland) Revision Act 1872 (c. 98)


VII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F2 C. 7 repealed by Administration of Estates Act (1925) (c. 23), s. 56, Sch. 2 Pt. I, Administration of Estates Act (Northern Ireland) 1955 (c. 24), s. 46, Sch. 3 and Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1969 (c. 52), Sch. Pt. I


VIII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F3

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F3 C. 8 repealed by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1969 (c. 52), Sch. Pt. I


IX Liberties of London, &c.

THE City of London shall have all the old Liberties and Customs [which it hath been used to have] . Moreover We will and grant, that all other Cities, Boroughs, Towns, and the Barons of the Five Ports, and all other Ports, shall have all their Liberties and free Customs.

X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F4

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F4 C. 10 repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1948 (c. 62)


XI—XII. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F5

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F5 Cc. 11, 12 repealed by Civil Procedure Acts Repeal Act 1879 (c. 59), Sch.


XIII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F6

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F6 C. 13 repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1863 (c. 125) and Statute Law (Ireland) Revision Act 1872 (c. 98)


XIV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F7

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F7 C. 14 repealed by Criminal Law Act 1967 (c. 58), Sch. 3 Pt. I and Criminal Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 (c. 18), Sch. 2 Pt. I


XV–XVI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F8

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F8 Cc. 15, 16 repealed by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1969 (c. 52), Sch. Pt. I


XVII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F9

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F9 C. 17 repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1892 (c. 19)


XVIII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F10

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F10 C. 18 repealed by Crown Proceedings Act 1947 (c. 44), Sch. 2


XIX–XXI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F11

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F11 Cc. 19–21 repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1863 (c. 125) and Statute Law (Ireland) Revision Act 1872 (c. 98)


XXII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F12

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F12 C. 22 repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1948 (c. 62)