This short Latin text, conventionally divided into ten chapters, identifies itself as enactments of William I (1066–1087). As it stands, the text cannot wholly have been issued by William I, though some of the chapters may represent actual edicts of the king. The text treats issues of oath, murder fine, penalties, witnessing sales, proof based on ethnicity, suretyship, sale of slaves out of the country, and capital punishment.

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