Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, 1899, Vol. 15 (Classic Reprint)

Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, 1899, Vol. 15 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, 1899, Vol. 15 One law passed at such a Thing in early days is much to the point in proving this and that is the law which was an enactment of the highest legal court, and was to the effect, that, any sheep-owner who cut off the ears of his sheep, should be subject to what was known as the lesser outlawry the greater outlawry or entire banish ment being reserved for manslaughter. The object of this is obvious enough, for if the sheep's ears were cut off, there could be no means of noting its identity or distinction, except in the smit, which was much more easily disposed of. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 748 pages
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  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 345 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243071434
  • 9780243071432