Monk, C. (2017) The anonymous fragment of law known as Pax (‘Peace’)

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Author: Dr Christopher Monk

Abstract:

Thus far shall be the king’s peace* from his city gate [or ‘gatehouse’] where he is seated, on its four sides. That is 3 miles, and 3 furlongs, and 3 acres, and 9 feet, and 9 spans, and 9 barley-corns…

To cite this work:
Monk, C. (2017) The anonymous fragment of law known as Pax (‘Peace’): Textus Roffensis, f. 38r; Translated from Old English and edited. Rochester: Rochester Cathedral Research Guild.

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Published online: 1st August 2017
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