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danelaw

danelaw


Dane·law also Dane·lagh  (dn)
n.
1. The body of law established by the Danish invaders and settlers in northeast England in the ninth and tenth centuries.
2. The sections of England under the jurisdiction of this law.

[Middle English Denelage, from Old English Dena lagu : Dena, genitive of Dene, the Danes + lagu, law; see law.]
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