Monk, C. (2017) The anonymous fragment of law known as Walreaf (‘Corpse Robbery’)

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Author: Dr Christopher Monk

Abstract:

Corpse robbery is an outlaw’s deed. If someone should wish to be acquitted thereof, do so with forty-eight full-born [or ‘noble-born’] thegns…

To cite this work:
Monk, C. (2017) The anonymous fragment of law known as Walreaf (‘Corpse Robbery’):
Textus Roffensis, f. 32v; Translated from Old English and edited. Rochester: Rochester Cathedral Research Guild.

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Published online: 1st August 2017
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