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LEX SALICA

Salic law, or the legal code of the Salian Franks, which was later incorporated into French law. Also any provision of this law, notably the exclusion of women from inheritance of land or succession to the throne.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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