Simms (Katharine): The poetic Brehon lawyers of early sixteenth-century Ireland.
In Ériu 57 (2007), pp. 121–132.
Discusses the reasons for the poetic and literary training of the late medieval and early modern brehon lawyers, arguing that such education was not just a pre-requisite to becoming a professional, but also the result of a long tradition that combined law with poetry. Also discusess the related figure of the brithem bélrai filedachtae.



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