Grithbreche


Grithbreche
Breach of the peace, but a lesser offence than a breach of the king's peace, e.g. a shire's *earl's peace. [< OldEngl. grid = peace + brece = a break or breach]

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  • grithbreche — grithbrech, or grithbreche /gritfbriych/ Breach of the peace …   Black's law dictionary

  • Mundbryce — A breach of the king s protection; a breach of duty to guard or protect. [< OldEngl. mund = trust, protection, peace + bryce = breach, infringement] Cf. Mund and Mundbyrd; Grithbreche …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • grithbrech — grithbrech, or grithbreche /gritfbriych/ Breach of the peace …   Black's law dictionary


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