He him gehét ðæt hý ealdrihta ǽlces mósten wyrðe gewunigen
he promised them that they should remain possessed of each of their ancient rights,
- Bt. Met. Fox 1, 71;
- Met. 1, 36: 1, 114;
- Met. 1, 57.
Bǽdon hine ðæt he him to heora ealdrihtum gefultumede
they prayed him that he would succour them with respect to their ancient rights.
- Bt. 1 ;
- Fox 2, 24.
An ancient right; vĕtus jus vel privĭlēgium
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- eald-riht, n.