The body of law established by the Danish invaders and settlers in northeast England in the ninth and tenth centuries.
The sections of England under the jurisdiction of this law.
The code of laws established in E and N England by Danish invaders and settlers in the 9th and 10th cent. a.d.
The E and N section of England that was under this code.
Origin of danelaw
Middle English Denelage from Old English Dena lagu Dena genitive of Dene the Danes lagu law law