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The Old English Customary Laws
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agnatic alienation ancestor ancient Anglo-Saxon associations Beowulf book-land Bracton bride brothers chapter chieftain church claims clan co-heirs Code collective hand common law communities of collective Conquest consent corporation court cousins custom customary daughters death descendants divided Domesday Domesday Book eldest England English law equal exclusive existence fact father feud feudal fief folk-land galanas gavelkind Germanic law gild Glanvill gwely half-blood hold household Hrothgar Hygelac individual juristic juristic persons kindred king king's kinship kinsmen land Lex Salica lord Maitland male manor manorial mark-associations marriage medieval Middle Ages modern natural Norman organization origin ownership parentela partible partition paternal person primitive primogeniture principle propositus relations Roman rule Russian Scyldings Scylfings seems serjeanty share sisters socage social society sons tenant tenement tenure thegns theory thirteenth century tion tref trefgordd tribal ultimogeniture unions villata villein Vinogradoff wergeld wife youngest zadruga