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  • Praejuramentum — Praejuramentum, s. Antejuramentum …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • praejuramentum — A preliminary oath of innocence required of an accused under Saxon law …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ANTEJURAMENTUM seu PRAEJURAMENTUM — Anglis olim dictum Iuramentum de calumnia, quod ab accusatis et accusatoribus aeque exigebatur, priusquam in litem descenderent, uti inprimis cautum in LL. Aethelstani Regis c. 23. apud Lambardum. Et ab accusatore quidem in huiusmodi… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • antejuramentum — /aentiyjuramentam/ In Saxon law, a preliminary or preparatory oath (called also praejuramentum, and juramentum calumniae, (q.v.), which both the accuser and accused were required to make before any trial or purgation; the accuser swearing that he …   Black's law dictionary

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