+ (13) The city of London shall enjoy all its ancient liberties and free customs, both by land and by water. We also will and grant that all other cities, boroughs, towns, and ports shall enjoy all their liberties and free customs

from Barons of King John of England – The Magna Carta on Rap Genius


One of three clauses still in effect, this protects locally enacted rights and liberties from being superseded by royal/national law.

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