Fwd: History of Ireland

Irish society, up through the Iron Age, was based on the family unit. The family traditionally consisted of living parents and their children. The next larger unit came to be known as the Sept, which consisted of a closely related group of families such as the families of children of one set of parents and […]

via Brehon Law: Clans and Social Classes — Stair na hÉireann – History of Ireland

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