The Earliest Expression for Outlawry in Anglo-Saxon Law

  title={The Earliest Expression for Outlawry in Anglo-Saxon Law},
  author={B. Carella},
  pages={111 - 143}
In this article, I seek to define the difficult legal phrase utroque iure caruerunt (“and they have been deprived of both laws”), which appears in capitulum XII of the Legatine Capitulary of 786 (a collection of canons promulgated ostensibly by a papal legation sent to England in order to address unspecified abuses), describing a punitive sanction for malefactors who have committed or conspired to commit the crime of regicide. I have been able to identify no parallel occurrence of this phrase… Expand
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