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The Magna Carta is iconic

The Magna Carta has become a world-class brand representing human rights, democracy, and free speech.

But the original document does not mention any of these princi...

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Magna Carta in the modern age - The British Library

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The British nation puts its trust in people rather than in paper and has never codified its constitution. The Magna Carta's place in the laws of England and Wales ...

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Only three clauses of the statute remain law in England and Wales today.

  • Clause 1 states that 'the Church of England shall be free.'
  • Clause 9

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Non-lawyers tend to invest in Magna Carta with more weight than it carries. Some seem to think that Magna Carta can be used as a restraint on the supremacy of Parl...

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Magna Carta is revered more in other lands than in the country of its birth. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. I...

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Magna Carta is a constitutional instrument that stands with the Petition of Right 1628, the Bill of Rights 1689, the Act of Settlement 1701 and the Act of Union 1707.

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