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Salique: “ law,” the alleged fundamental law of the French monarchy, by which females were excluded from the succession to the crown H5 I. ii. 91; “ land,” = Latin ‘terra Salica’ (a term of which the meaning is disputed), alleged to mean France, H5 I. ii. 40 “Which Salique land the French unjustly gloze To be the realm of France” (cf. Hall's Chronicle, ‘They say that Pharamond made the law for the land Salicque, which the glose calleth Fraunce’).
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