Medieval Glossary

Black-book

An ancient book of English admiralty law, compiled in the reign of Edward III. It was deemed the highest authority in matters concerning the admiralty in England.

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Category: Government and Law
Added: 08.31.06
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 61, 502.

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