capitulary


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of or pertaining to an ecclesiastical chapter

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A Carolingian capitulary describing cold water ordeals required a knot to be made in the rope attached to the proband at a prescribed length from his body, defining the depth to which he had to sink to prove his innocence.
33) The substantially milder tone of the second capitulary on Saxony issued by the king soon thereafter in 797 may therefore reflect Alcuin's moderating influence.
40) Capitulare generale (anno 789), in Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Leges (General capitulary (year 789) in Historical Monuments of Germany, The Laws), vol.
39) This public order was one of norms rather than institutions, lacking Carolingian-style supervision by missi or exhortation by capitulary.