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Hereditario jure lagaman civitatis — Lit. hereditary lawmen of the city . This part Latin phrase refers to the 12 men who were the hereditary jurors of e.g. York in the early 12c. Cf. Lawman … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases
Lawman — Scandinavian institution imported by settlement in the 9c and found afterwards at Lincoln, Stamford, Cambridge, York and other places in the *Danelaw. (The Latin term for the 12 jurors of York, described as hereditary lawmen, was hereditario jure … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases