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St Adomnán (c. 624—704) abbot of Iona and writer

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(promulgated law) contrasted with aurradus, or customary law. Glossed by Latin lex, or Irish riagal (from Latin regula), it described particular law tracts such as Cáin Lánamna (on marriage) or ...

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