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- another term for Salian
- ‘In 481, Clovis became king of the Salian Franks and created what are known as the ‘Salic Laws'. These laws prohibit women from inheriting land or men through the female line of succession.’
- ‘If any one shall have killed a free Frank, or a barbarian living under the Salic law, and it have been proved on him, he shall be sentenced to 8000 denars.’
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