Sentence Examples

  • No Brehon had any fixed territorial jurisdiction.
  • For the peculiar social conditions with which the Christian missionary would be confronted in Ireland see Brehon Laws and Ireland: Early History.
  • BREHON LAWS, the English but incorrect appellation of the ancient laws of Ireland, the proper name for which is Feineachas, meaning the laws of the Feine or Feini (fainyeh), who were the free Gaelic farmers.
  • The AngloIrish word "Brehon" is derived from the Gaelic word Brethem (= judge).
  • What remains of it occupies the first, second, and a portion of the third of the volumes produced by the Brehon Law Commission, which was appointed in 1852.

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