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This is the starting point for discovering more about Cyfraith Hywel, or the legal system in Wales in the middle ages.

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Seminar Cyfraith Hywel


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Next Meeting: 6/4/2019
More details about Seminar Cyfraith Hywel

Latest work on Cyfraith Hywel.
Professor Robin Chapman Stacey has recently published her groundbreaking book on Cyfraith Hywel:Law and the Imagination in Medieval Wales.

Professor Stacey will also be giving the Sir John Rhŷs Lecture for 2019 at the British Academy, Tuesday, 26 March 2019, entitled 'Gender and the social imaginary in medieval Welsh law'.
Professor Thomas Charles-Edwards will be in the chair.

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