[LMB] Education for men

brazee howard at brazee.net
Sun Sep 12 20:03:10 BST 2021



> On Sep 12, 2021, at 12:08 PM, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> In England, post-Conquest, trials were held in Norman French.  As late as
> the 1700s, barristers had to know "Law French" (a very debased version of
> the language) to practice their profession.  As time wore on, the French
> used in English courts became more and more different from both original
> Norman French and the French in use in France.

Legal jargon is heavily Latin as well.


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