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Canon

Concept of Canon

Traditional meaning of canon [1] in the English common law history: 1. A law. 2. A prebendary; member of a chapter. Canon law: the law of the Church of Rome as to matters in its jurisdiction, and partly preserved in English ecclesiastical law and admiralty.

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  1. Based on A concise law dictionary of words, phrases and maxims, “Canon”, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. This term and/or definition may be absolete. It is also called the Stimson’s Law dictionary, based on a glossary of terms, included Canon.

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  • Article Name: Canon
  • Author: Finlay Harris
  • Description: Concept of Canon Traditional meaning of canon [1] in the English common law history: 1. A law. 2. A prebendary; member of a [...]

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