brehon laws(redirected from Senchas Már)
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brehon lawsearly Irish laws under the control of brehons, an hereditary caste of lawyers. They survived the Danish and Anglo-Norman invasions, but in the Case of Tanistry in 1607 were declared to be incompatible with English common law, which henceforth should apply throughout Ireland.
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