Law, but not Of Law

Notable features of Welsh law include the collective responsibility of kindreds (Welsh: cenedl) for their members; the gavelkind inheritance of land among all and only male descendants; a status-based system of blood money (galanas); slavery and serfdom; the inability of foreigners to naturalize earlier than the fourth generation; and very lax treatment of divorce and legitimacy that scandalized the non-native clergy.


In contrast to the former Imperial holdings of Lyonesse and the religious law of the Church that still governs there; the settlements and steadings of unaligned men may have law, though they are not Of Law. It is generally acknowledged to be a more practical sort of affair.

The men and women subject to such do not give the appearance of being much better or worse off for such, although philosophers and priests might disclaim such sentiment. Loudly.

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