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The Royal Court Of Law-The Highest Court

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Thirteenth-century sources mention the 'king's ting', but this ting did not show its shape and character until the fourteenth century when it developed into an institutionalised royal court of law that could function without the king's presence. This chapter discusses the royal court of law's practical procedure to investigation; since the royal court of law is the most well-researched court in Danish historiography, the chapter primarily sum up the results of the investigations by Henrik Lerdam and Ditlev Tamm, who have in depth investigated the periods 1340-1448 and 1537-1660 respectively, and fill out the gaps which may have aroused in the analysis above concerning the 'king's ting'.

Keywords: Ditlev Tamm; Henrik Lerdam; royal court of law

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