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Inheritance rights of daughters and sons in towns.
A portion of the moveable goods of a burgess which were not subject to inheritance laws were divided equally between daughters and sons after his death. The Scots version of this law follows the translation.
Of the partyng a burges gudis
Ancient Laws and Customs of the Burghs of Scotland, Vol. 1.1124-1424 ed Cosmo Innes (Edinburgh: Scottish Burgh Records Society, 1868), Leges Burgorum, no. 115, pp 55-56. Translation by E. Ewan
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