Definition of Salic law

1. Noun. The code of laws of the Salian Franks and other German tribes.

Generic synonyms: Legal Code



Definition of Salic law

1. Noun. A law or rule that excludes women from the line of succession to a throne or other public office. ¹

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Literary usage of Salic law

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1. The History of Civilization: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French by Guizot (François) (1846)
"Object of the lecture—False idea of the salic law—History of the formation of this law—Two hypotheses upon this matter—Eighteen manuscripts — Two texts of ..."

2. The Spirit of Laws by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu (1900)
"The sister of the mother was preferred to the father's sister; this is explained by other texts of the salic law. When a woman became a widow,o she fell ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"But the Latin texts do not contain the original salic law. This is clear (a) from the allusions we find in them to a " Lex ..."

4. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1824)
"HE who says that the salic law was written with a pen from the wing of a two-headed eagle, by Phara- ini.mi's almoner, on the back of the patent containing ..."

5. The Spirit of Laws by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu (1793)
"The text of the salic law is cleared up by the law of the ... which has alfo a title | on allodial lands, very conformable to that of the salic law. 3. ..."

6. An Introduction to the History of the Development of Law by Martin Ferdinand Morris (1909)
"Probably no more striking illustration of the character of the salic law, ... There are two features of the salic law which deserve especial notice. ..."

7. The History of Civilization: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French by Guizot (François) (1846)
"Object of the lecture—False idea of the salic law—History of the formation of this law—Two hypotheses upon this matter—Eighteen manuscripts — Two texts of ..."

8. The Spirit of Laws by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu (1900)
"The sister of the mother was preferred to the father's sister; this is explained by other texts of the salic law. When a woman became a widow,o she fell ..."

9. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"But the Latin texts do not contain the original salic law. This is clear (a) from the allusions we find in them to a " Lex ..."

10. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1824)
"HE who says that the salic law was written with a pen from the wing of a two-headed eagle, by Phara- ini.mi's almoner, on the back of the patent containing ..."

11. The Spirit of Laws by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu (1793)
"The text of the salic law is cleared up by the law of the ... which has alfo a title | on allodial lands, very conformable to that of the salic law. 3. ..."

12. An Introduction to the History of the Development of Law by Martin Ferdinand Morris (1909)
"Probably no more striking illustration of the character of the salic law, ... There are two features of the salic law which deserve especial notice. ..."

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