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Jugement de Childebert III accordant à l'abbaye de Saint-Denis la terre de Hodenc-l'Evêque dans l'Oise
Record of a judgement by Childebert III
Salic Law
King Clovis dictates the Salic Law surrounded by his military chiefs.

The Salic law was a set of laws established by King Clovis I for the Salian Franks during the sixth century. It stayed important in parts of western Europe for a long time because Charlemagne based his laws on the Salic law. One part of Salic law that stayed very important was inheritance for kings. The Salic law said that land goes to sons and not daughters.

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