Ancient Laws of Ireland, Vol. 5

Ancient Laws of Ireland, Vol. 5 : Uraicect Becc and Certain Other Selected Brehon Law Tracts (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Ancient Laws of Ireland, Vol. 5: Uraicect Becc and Certain Other Selected Brehon Law Tracts But he speedily gets away into the details of his own customary regulations, with which he was no doubt infinitely more familiar: the sear is the wealthy person from whom chattels are received in daer-stock; the daer is the man who receives this stock and owes service for it, 19, x. This did not involve a hard and fast line rigidly marked out by conditions of birth and descent for 'a man can be better than the man from whom he sprang, 21, 34, as for instance when the son of a man of Feine grade becomes a bishop or a doctor of law. After this, the writer proceeds to the details of the war-grades, viz. Church, 23, 1 chiefs, 25, 13; and poets, 27, 27; with their various privileges in due order. On p. 31, begins the special detail, airs dead, 31, so, the, up to the King, 51, 1. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 622 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 32mm | 821g
  • English
  • 515 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243069251
  • 9780243069255