Sunday, November 4, 2018

A Presentment of Englishry....

To be published by Shearsman in 2019. The working title was 'Stories from Laȝamon's Brut'.

A Presentment of Englishry in the 11th century was the offering of proof that a slain person was English (therefore unimportant), in order to escape the fine levied upon hundred or township for the murder of a ‘Frenchman’ or ‘Norman’.