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Definition of Brehon

Brehon
Brehon Bre"hon, n. [Ir. breitheamh judge.] An ancient Irish or Scotch judge. Brehon laws, the ancient Irish laws, -- unwritten, like the common law of England. They were abolished by statute of Edward III.

Meaning of Brehon from wikipedia

- role in Gaelic culture. Brehons were part of the system of Early Irish law, which was also simply called "Brehon law". Brehons were judges, close in importance...
- (English: Freeman-ism) or Dlí na Féine (English: Law of Freemen), also called Brehon law, comprised the statutes which governed everyday life in Early Medieval...
- The Bréhon Tower (Fort Brehon) is accessible only by boat and sits on Bréhon Rock, an island in the Little Russell channel about 1.5 km northeast of St...
- Brehon Burke Somervell (9 May 1892 – 13 February 1955) was a general in the United States Army and Commanding General of the Army Service Forces in World...
- Brehon's Chair, sometimes Druid's Chair, is a megalithic site, and national monument, in Whitechurch, Rathfarnham, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, in the traditional...
- Under Irish Brehon law, the marriage gave her a life interest only, after which any land would normally revert to male cousins; but Brehon law also recognised...
- English, as the Brehon Law(s). The brehons (Old Irish: brithem, plural brithemain) were the jurists in Gaelic Ireland. Becoming a brehon took many years...
- September 1941, and the building was dedicated on 15 January 1943. General Brehon Somervell provided the major motivating power behind the project; Colonel...
- USAV General Brehon B. Somervell (LSV-3) is a General Frank S. Besson-class logistics support vessel. The ship was built by VT Halter Marine, (formerly...
- activities. Army Service Forces, throughout the war under the command of General Brehon B. Somervell, brought together elements of five different components of...