meaning of BONI HOMINES

BONI HOMINES meaning in Law Dictionary

In old European legislation. Good guys; a name provided in early European Jurisprudence towards the tenants of lord, just who judged one another inside lord's process of law. 3 Bl. Comm. 349.

Sentence Examples with the word BONI HOMINES

After the death of Countess Matilda in 1115 the grandi or boni homines continued to rule and administer justice, but in the name of the people - a change hardly noticed at first, but which marks the foundation of the commune.

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