Salic-law meaning

sālĭk, sălĭk
The legal code of the Salian Franks.
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A law, thought to derive from the code of laws of the Salian Franks, prohibiting a woman from succeeding to a throne.
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A code of laws of Germanic tribes, including the Salian Franks; esp., the provision of this code excluding women from inheriting land.
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The law excluding women from succeeding to the throne in the French and Spanish monarchies.
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A law or rule that excludes women from the line of succession to a throne or other public office.
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Origin of salic-law

  • Latin Lex Salica

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