Origin of compurgation
Related Words for compurgationforgiveness, revenge, exoneration, mercy, exculpation, pardon, acquittal, release, amnesty, justification, substantiation
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Historical Examples of compurgation
But the compurgation was now completed, and the Cid was compelled to do homage.The History of Chivalry, Volume II (of 2)
The king or one of his reeves, conducted the trial by compurgation.
There was no trial by compurgation in the Royal Courts, which was abolished by Henry.
Compurgation was not used; accused persons were sent directly to the ordeal.
Associated words: compurgation, compurgator, compurgatorial.Putnam's Word Book
Louis A. Flemming