arser in le main

arser in le main
/arsey on b mabn/
Burning in the hand. The punishment by burning or branding the left thumb of lay offenders who claimed and were allowed the benefit of clergy, so as to distinguish them in case they made a second claim of clergy

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • arser in le main — Branding by burning on the hand …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • arsure in le main — Same as arser in le main …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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