The Longobard conquest under Alboin forced on the process of driving the older inhabitants into the cities.
Finn also occurs in the pedigree—possibly the Frisian king: Sceaf occurs, possibly, though not certainly, a Longobard king.
Certain statutes admit the dos and donatio propter nuptias together with the meta and the Longobard donation.
At all events there are no exceptional laws for the Jews to be met with in the Longobard code.
In fact, the Longobard occupation of Tuscany took place towards 570, and we have two centuries of utter darkness.
Hence it concerns us to study the Longobard family system, that we may see how far and in what way it could thus alter ours.
The Longobard family law has marked peculiarities in regard to succession as well as to marriage.
Thus any Longobard who wished to build himself a house, might consult the laws of Luitprand, and count the cost beforehand.
The Longobard father had the right to sell his sons; he represented them in courts of law; whatever they acquired was his.