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Society, Grades of Gaelic

McLeod, N. (2005) Society, Grades of Gaelic. In: Duffy, Seán, (ed.) Medieval Ireland: An Encyclopedia. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, New York, pp. 438-441.


Gaelic Ireland was divided into a number of social classes. Each class was based on qualifications in terms of property, learning. or skill. The members of these classes were subdivided into distinct grades, each with Its own legal attributes.

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Law
Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Copyright: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
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