scandalum magnatum


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SCANDALUM MAGNATUM. Great scandal or slander. In England it. is the slander of the great men, the nobility of the realm.

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quoting THOMAS STARKIE, A TREATISE ON THE LAW OF SLANDER, LIBEL, SCANDALUM MAGNATUM, AND FALSE RUMORS xx-xxi (1826)).
British nobility was punished as scandalum magnatum, both a crime and a
3) According to Eldridge, scandalum magnatum was the "slandering or scandalizing [of] great men in the realm" (p.