Danelaw

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From Old English Dena lagu, from Dene (Dane) and lagu (law).

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Danelaw

  1. (history) The part of Great Britain in which the laws of the Scandinavians dominated those of the Anglo-Saxons.
  2. (history) The set of legal terms and definitions created in the treaties between the English Alfred the Great and the Danish Guthrum the Old.

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Last modified on 9 October 2013, at 09:03