What is MARCHERS?

In old English law. Noblemen who lived on the marshes of Wales or Scotland, and who, according to Cauiden, had their private laws, as if they had been petty kings; which were abolished by the statute 27 Hen. VIII. c. 20. Called also “lords marchers.” Cowell.

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