Danelagh


Danelagh
That part of England (roughly) north of Watling Street subject to Danish invaders from the 9c to 954. This comprised the kingdom of York and the *Five Boroughs where Scandinavian legal customs were in force.

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  • danelagh — ● danelaw ou danelagh nom masculin Autonomie juridique accordée aux Danois établis en Angleterre aux IXe XIe s. Territoire habité par les envahisseurs danois et régi par leurs lois et coutumes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Danelagh — VER Danelaw …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • DANELAGH —    a district in the E. of England, N. of the Thames; dominated at one time more or less by the Danes; of vague extent …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • danelagh — n. body of laws created by Danish invaders and settlers in northeastern England during the 9th and 10th centuries; part of England under these laws; danelaw …   English contemporary dictionary

  • danelagh — dane·lagh …   English syllables

  • danelagh — noun see danelaw …   Useful english dictionary

  • Danelaw — /dayn law /, n. 1. the body of laws in force in the northeast of England where the Danes settled in the 9th century A.D. 2. the part of England under this law. Also, Danelage /dayn lah geuh, dah neuh lah geuh/, Danelagh /dayn law /. [bef. 1050;… …   Universalium

  • Danelaw — England in 878: the Danelaw is shown in yellow The Danelaw, as recorded in the Anglo Saxon Chronicle (also known as the Danelagh; Old English: Dena lagu; Danish: Danelagen), is a historical name given to the part of England in which the laws of… …   Wikipedia

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